Good Samaritan helped family in time of distress

Posted: Sep. 22, 2011 9:31 am Updated: Oct. 15, 2014 10:15 am


To The Herald-Whig:

This is to let you all know that there are still good people in this world.

Our family came to Quincy on Saturday, Sept. 17 for a family member's wedding to take place at 6 p.m. As we were leaving the mall, a belt broke and then the pulley broke on our car.

We got as far as O'Reilly Auto Parts on Broadway and as we purchased the parts for the car a gentleman asked if he could help us out. Now this man was a customer just buying parts himself. We told him our problem, he asked to borrow a wrench from the parts personnel and said, "Come on, I'll fix it." Within 10 minutes this angel, who stated he works for Roto-Rooter, took time to be a good Samaritan. We made it to the wedding on time. Unfortunately we did not get this gentleman's name, but we will remember his kindness forever. And we hope to pay it forward to someone else. Sir, thank you for your caring and kindness. May God bless you. Thank you.


Mike and Cathy Webster

Wyaconda, Mo.



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