Saundra Watts was getting her makeup done in the Dulles 28 Centre in Sterling on Tuesday, killing time while her dog was groomed at Petco, when her 10-year-old grandson, Jaden, came running into the store.
“He’s jumping up and down, saying, ‘Nana! Nana! Nana! These two guys want to buy me an Xbox. You’ve got to come right now,’ ” Watts recalled in a phone interview on Thursday.
Watts exchanged a skeptical look with the woman applying her makeup.
“She did not believe me,” said Jaden, who had wandered into a GameStop next door. “She thought it was some person who was joking with me or something.”
Actually, Saundra, an advocate for abused and neglected children, was thinking much worse.
“The first thing I’m thinking is there’s some pedophile trying to buy my grandson an Xbox,” she said. “So I’m like, I’m going to bust up in there and bust his bubble.”
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