If you were looking for sympathy for kids having to trudge through the cold white stuff to get to school, Maine may not be the best place to get it.

Yesterday a snowstorm took Southern Maine by, well, *storm* for a hours in the morning. Many schools delayed their start until it was slowing down but several institutions started on time despite the heavy flakes piling up.

One kind stranger posted a picture of a few kids walking through the snow to school on Reddit with the caption, "Poor kids had to walk to school this morning in Portland at 7:30am like this. :("

 

Their pity was not mirrored in a single comment at the time of publishing this. Mainers on the internet instantly clapped back with hilarious liners no doubt regurgitated from their grandpas.

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The post was met largely with confusion. "What's the problem here?" one redditor asked genuinely. "Under dressed?" another offered as a potential response. A slightly more optimistic Mainer commented, "I see nothing wrong with this, us Mainers are all about adventure!!"

Needless to say, kids in Maine are expected to be a bit more formidable than in other states. And the adults are evidently much more ruthless!