With shopping lists in hand and carts full of toys, people in Warwick are scrambling to get last–minute
gifts, just two days before Christmas.
Laurie Morgan said she waited until today to shop.
"Because I didn't do it
over the weekend. I was being lazy and I had to get out at the last minute
because tomorrow is Christmas Eve and I don't want to brave it tomorrow,"
Cassie Holman said, "I
finally got paid so doing some last–minute shopping so I can get mom and dad
what they want; sorry sisters and brothers."
Many braved through the
lines and the rain, but for one mother with a busy work schedule, today was the
only day she could get to the store.
"I'm a little
nervous. I'm holding them a little closer to me because I don't want them to
get lost cause I know it's crazy," said Heather Maia.
Despite trying to find
the perfect last–minute gift, parking alone was a headache.
"Yes, a whole lot
of kookiness. I mean, traffic is from the highway all the way to here. It's
just like people are like crying for parking spots," said security
officer, Michael Masseau.
Masseau has only been on
the job for a week and has seen people willing to get their cars towed just for
Masseau said, "The
most craziest thing would be seeing someone park right outside Macy's, run in
with their kids and put on their hazard lights. That's like very, very crazy
for me, and have the guts to do it too."