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To the editor:
This past Saturday my husband and I had shopped for
food items at Walmart. I became overly warm while inside the store,
and by the time we reached the checkout, I was feeling quite shaky.
I have diabetes. I grabbed a candy bar from the checkout area and
had the clerk ring it up first.
As we got outside, I began feeling dizzy and confused. The
parking lot seemed to sway, and I felt I was on a large ship on the
ocean. I was unable to say anything to my husband.
At the moment when my knees started to buckle, I heard a very
kind voice ask me if I needed help. I looked into the face of a very
concerned lady who came to my aid. I want to thank this lady, Paula
Schwaub, (I hope I spelled your name correctly). It takes a certain
person to take the time to come to the aid of a complete stranger.
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Paula, I am so thankful you were there and could tell I was in
trouble. The time you took from your schedule to help me to the
truck is very moving even today. Your quick action got my husband's
attention as I was unable to communicate to him. I will always
remember your concern and kind words. I hope by chance we meet
again, but under different circumstances. If we should never meet
again, please know that I will never forget your kindness.
June 20, 2011]
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