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Kathryn Krug: Bunch of Good Samaritans came to her aid

When car broke down near the Adair-Russell County line, so many stopped to check on their welfare

By Kathryn Krug

Last Sunday, my son and I were driving from Columbia to Jamestown. Within a few feet of the Russell County line, the car broke down. While we were waiting for Triple-A to arrive, a Kentucky Highway Safety truck, then two State Trooper cars, and then four passers-by all stopped to see if we needed help. The first passer-by asked if we needed to use her cell phone.

The second offered us her umbrella, to keep, if we were too hot. The next was a fellow who came over and prayed for us and with us. Finally there was a couple who gave us each a bottle of water and a bottle of Gatorade. Now I'm not saying those who drove on past were heartless; they probably figured, correctly, that we had a cell phone and were being taken care of. But the ones who stopped sure warmed our hearts and made us feel a little better about this ol' human race we belong to. - Kathryn Krug

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