Good Samaritan came to his aid

Published 4:06 pm Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Editor, The Smithfield Times:

True story that happened to me: Rescue squad took me to the hospital in Suffolk, which released me at 10 p.m. I had no cellphone, no phone numbers, no way to call someone to pick me up. The discharge person said, “You can’t stay here.”

I walked from Obici to Burwells Bay, 12 hours. Suffolk police wouldn’t help me. Smithfield fire wouldn’t help me. Smithfield police wouldn’t help me. No one would help me.

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At the intersection of the bypass and Main Street, I couldn’t walk anymore. God sent me an angel. It was the last Good Samaritan left on earth, and he helped me get home.

Just a thought that maybe let’s just try a little harder to help each other. You never know when you yourself might need help too.


David Oldham