Grandfathers often want to give their grandchildren gifts that are both special and practical.
One grandfather, Dug Hayes from Gladstone, Oregon, found the perfect gift for his ten grandchildren – a school bus.
The city where the grandchildren live is located south of Portland, and they all live near each other.
Dug wanted to spend more time with his grandchildren, and his wife Amy found out that the local school the children attend did not have their own transportation.
The school was located half an hour from the area where the grandchildren lived.
Amy suggested to her husband that he could drive the children to school every morning, and Dug liked the idea.
However, finding the right bus was not easy.
Dug wanted to buy a compact, but spacious car that was also in good condition and at an affordable price.
After some searching, Dug managed to find the perfect minibus.
The car was painted in a local car repair shop to make it look like a real school bus, and the inscription “Dedushkin Express” was added to the side.
On the day the bus was delivered, the whole family gathered for a festive barbecue at Dug’s house.
The children, like their parents, were delighted with the gift and they all took pictures in front of the bus.
The grandchildren of Dug are now looking forward to the end of the holidays, as they will be able to go to school on a private bus driven by their beloved grandfather.
This gift not only serves a practical purpose, but also allows Dug to spend more time with his grandchildren, making it the perfect gift.