Jep, jumper cables really might be handy now ...
Maybe she left the lights on last time she saw it? :}
Don't need the lights left on. Just sitting, doing nothing, for an extended period will drain your car battery. Which is why they recommend disconnecting it when you put it in storage or don't plan on using it for a long time. Like a 6-month deployment at sea.
And it looks like that truck has been sitting for a really long time.
Long enough that she might want to think about a good rub-down to get rid of the oxidation as well.
Aww, Cuba even has a formal/black hat for the funeral.