Hoist­ing a beer of thanks for David

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I’M send­ing this mes­sage of thanks to by the side of the high­way try­ing to I would like to give David my David Bryce (I hope I spelled his last change the flat, the truck slip­ping heart­felt thanks for giv­ing me a hand name right). back­wards off the jack. chang­ing my tire and al­low­ing me to

On Aug. 3, I was on my way to our I thought all was lost when I called make it to the wed­ding, al­though a tad friends’ wed­dinglate.around 8:30 p.m., CAA, and they told me they would send trav­el­ling north on High­way 59 toout a tow truck in an hour and a half. David, as per your re­quest, I hoisted wards Perime­ter High­way. Fear­ing the truck was go­ing to fall, I a beer for you at the wed­ding re­cep

I was driv­ing my wife’s truck and propped it up with the spare and stood tion. I hope this story brings a smile to the right rear pas­sen­ger tire went by the side of the road, frus­trated that your face. flat. I got out in my good clothes and no one would stop to help me. Thank you so much for stop­ping. I started to jack the car up, while peo­ple Along came David Bryce with his wish there were more peo­ple like you on the high­way just passed by, ig­nor­wife. He asked if he could lend a hand, on the road to help oth­ers in need. ing me. which he did, and I was soon on my

There I was, kneel­ing in the gravel way. ONE morn­ing a friend and I were vol­un­teer­ing for CNIB, sell­ing raf­fle tick­ets.

One gen­tle­man bought a few tick­ets; we had a lit­tle chat and he went on his way.

Shortly af­ter, he re­turned with two large cups of juice and two large muffins, a much ap­pre­ci­ated and pleas­ant sur­prise.

Thanks again, sir. I’m sure you’re a kind, sen­si­tive medic.

I will do my best to pay it for­ward.

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