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Thanks for saving a life, Beverly Young

Remember how Beverly Young, wife of U.S. Rep. C.W., Bill Young, saved the life of an 81-year-old woman on a flight from D.C. to Tampa? She received a nice thank-you note from the woman's granddaughter, who was on the flight when the incident occurred.

"I cannot thank you enough, however I will try. You acted and took initiative when you did not have to. You continued to support my grandmother and myself throughout the trip. You were my support, you helped me find mental balance. ...  After my grandmother was stable, I was, more than anything, overwhelmed by the idea of my being in charge of my grandmother's health, without my father knowing what had happened.  You eased my fear by saying, (I will never forget this) "you need to calm 
down or I will slap you so you pass out." You sent me away, to calm down. I had to collect myself to make sure my grandmother would not worry about me. You gave me the strength I needed, for myself and my grandmother."


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 6:02pm]


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