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Thank you


Thank the Lord for sending his angels of protection to watch over me when I was in a car accident on White Creek Avenue last Wednesday night, September, 6th.  It was a very scary thing to have someone’s headlights coming at me in my lane and swerving off the road to avoid hitting the oncoming car head on. I know I ended up in the ditch and totaled my car but it could have been a lot worse if I had hit the car head on. Too bad the driver of the other car never stopped, I don’t even know if they even were aware of what happened.

Thank you to the kind couple that stopped to help me after my accident. You were very kind and helpful and I appreciate it very much. Thank you to Rockford Ambulance for getting me to Spectrum Butterworth where I got checked over and nothing was broken, just bruised pretty good. I’m doing much better now.  Thank you to my husband, Michael Sanderson for coming to my aid so quickly and being by my side at the hospital. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses that helped take care of me.

With many thanks, 

Belinda Sanderson

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The Post goes to Hell


The gang posed for a picture with The Post at the Hell Post Office on Grand Cayman.

The gang posed for a picture with The Post at the Hell Post Office on Grand Cayman.

One of The Post’s very own, Belinda Sanderson,  recently got to take a vacation, and of all places, she went to Hell. Hell, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands that is. “You could say we went to Hell and back,” said Belinda. Mike and Belinda Sanderson and their daughter, Autumn, of Cedar Springs and 17 of their family members went on a 7 day cruise to the Western Caribbean aboard the Carnival Splendor. They boarded the ship on February 21 at Port of Miami, Florida and sailed to  Cozumel, Mexico; Belize City, Belize;  Mahogany Bay, Isla Roatan, Honduras; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and returned to Port of Miami on February 28, 2016.

“We had two of our excursions canceled due to weather, so when we got to Grand Cayman (our last port) we took the island tour which included our visit to Hell,” Belinda explained.

Hell is a group of short, unique formations which is characterized by jagged, spongy pinnacles of black-covered limestone

Hell is a group of short, unique formations which is characterized by jagged, spongy pinnacles of black-covered limestone

Hell is a group of short, unique formations which is characterized by jagged, spongy pinnacles of black-covered limestone.  There are numerous versions of how Hell received its name, but they are generally variations on “a ministration exclaimed, ‘This is what Hell must look like.'”

Belinda poses as the devil in Hell with the POST newspaper.

Belinda poses as the devil in Hell with the POST newspaper.

It is also claimed that the name “Hell” is derived from the fact that if a pebble is thrown out into the formation, it echoes among the limestone peaks and valleys and sounds as if the pebble is falling all the way down to “Hell.”

Among the travelers were Bruce & Myrna (Myrna is not pictured) Chapman and their granddaugher Demetria Boring, of Sand Lake; Troy & Jenni Vermeulen and their children, Alliyah, Connor, Gavin, and Max, of Greenville; Rich Chapman, formerly of Cedar Springs, and his girlfriend Audrey; Scott & Tiffany Councell (formerly of Cedar Springs/Sand Lake) and their daughters, Brooklyn and Vanessa; and Scott’s parent’s Steve & Sandy Councell of Edwardsburg, MI (not pictured).

Are you going on vacation? Take the Post with you and snap some photos. Then send them to us with some info to news@cedarspringspost.com or mail them to Post travels, PO Box 370, Cedar Springs, MI 49319. We will be looking for yours!

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