After a while. Johnson and Mark, nearby farmers. we’re driving by the farm. Noticing Everett waving by the roadside, they pulled over and asked if he was OK. "My daddy and brother are in a hole." Everett told them. Puzzled, they piled Everett into their pickup and asked him to show them the hole. Finding out what happened, Chris and Mark grabbed a long thick rope at the back seat and sprinted to the well. "Brandon," Mark shouted, "tie the rope around the waist and we are going to pull you up."
Twenty minutes later; Louie emerged, then Brandon, both cold and wet. Johnson rushed Louie to his pickup where he bundled him in several jackets and turned the heater up full blast. Handed by Mark, Brandon followed into the pickup, hurrying to check Louie for injuries. Fortunately, other than some scratches, Brandon and Louie were both fine. While Brandon expressed sincere gratitude to Johnson and Mark, Johnson said, "We're just neighbors helping neighbors. Three-year-old Everett is a real lifesaver.