My 19 year old niece attends college in another state about 5 hours north of where we live. The day before she was suppose to head home for Christmas break I received a call from my sister-in-law explaining they were looking for someone to go pick up April. I reluctantly agreed and left the next morning for her college. I picked up my niece around noon and started heading back to home. I pulled off an exit at a truck stop to check the weather and get something to eat.