Subscriber login

Welcome to our new site. You will need to reset your password if this is your first time logging in. Please click here to reset your password.
Letters to the Editor
What you need to know for 01/23/2017

Good Samaritan made a grateful friend

Good Samaritan made a grateful friend

*Good Samaritan made a grateful friend

Good Samaritan made a grateful friend

After the recent ice storm, I fell in my own driveway and couldn’t get up. It was dark out and about 8:30 p.m. I had nothing to grab to boost me, and I tried to wave people down to help me. I was just a few feet from the road. My dog was with me but she couldn’t help. Finally, after about 10 minutes a wonderful thing happened.

A man went by and saw me waving. He stopped, jumped out of his truck, and with one pull I was upright. I asked him for his name and he said, “Skip.” He made sure I was OK, then got in his truck and left. What a great name for someone as good as he was. What a great event, as I had visions of being there forever.

As many as 20 cars and trucks went by; they probably couldn’t see me sitting in the driveway. I’m getting older and so I should carry a cell [phone] but I don’t, and I don’t have any access to outside help with those emergency buttons that you wear. Thank you, Skip, wherever you are!

Linda K. Jones


View Comments
Hide Comments
You have 0 articles 1 articles 2 articles 3 articles 4 articles 5 articles 6 articles 7 articles remaining of Daily Gazette free premium content.

You have reached your monthly premium content limit.

Continue to enjoy Daily Gazette premium content by becoming a subscriber.
Already a subscriber? Log In