The angels who are in our midst

I was on my way to the Main Post Office in Devonshire Square when I had the misfortune to fall down the steps of the railway bridge, suffering severe cuts and bruises to my face, hands and legs.

Florence took charge right away, phoned for an ambulance and commenced to mop up the blood with tissues produced from her handbag .

This supply soon ran out and she sent over to the post office asking for a first aid kit.

This was brought to the scene by a fully qualified first aider.

Florence also telephoned my wife and informed her of the situation (with my agreement).

We often hear of bad things some people do, but seldom hear of the angels in our midst.

Those who go out of their way to help others in need.

I would like to thank all those people who came to my assistance that day in Devonshire Square, the paramedics who transported me to the Conquest Hospital A&E department.

The doctors, nurses and staff who treated me with professionalism and compassion, despite the unit being extremely busy. My purpose before the accident was to post a letter, which became very bloodstained .

It eventually found its way into the Post Office.

The envelope was renewed, readdressed, stamped and arrived in Ely, Cambridgeshire, the next day.

I would dearly love to know who posted it. Finally, I hope that ‘Florence’ will not be upset when I reveal that her real name is Sam.

Albert Hall

Hastings Road


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