Stories of Kindness from Around the World


--by cleoboa, posted Jun 30, 2006
3 years ago I fell off a horse breaking my back and pelvis. I did not know if I would ever walk again and living alone, I had no one to help me when I got home from hospital. I was unemployed and uninsured at the time and could not afford to hire help. But neighbors began bringing me meals, mowing my yard, feeding my animals, running errands for me, bringing in my mail, and much more, and all without me asking and many times without telling me they had done them. As I recovered I tried repeatedly to get disability benefits which takes a very long time to be even considered, and was denied on every appeal. Fearful of losing my home, family members came to my rescue and kept me afloat. I have so many heros in my life to be grateful for and if I can put a smile on each one of their faces, it will be a drop in the bucket of my gratitude for them all.
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ellis wrote: I hope you will be able to do more things yourself soon. It must be hard to be dependent on others. Still, you're very lucky with neighbours and family like that. I wish you all the best!
elissa wrote: God Bless You! xoxo from nj

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