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Roger Vaad, Omaha, NE

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An accident with a circular saw recently left an Omaha, NE, postal customer in dire need of help after he cut off two fingers.

“He was alone, couldn’t talk straight, was very disoriented — I think he was going into shock,” said Rural Carrier Roger Vaad, who was delivering mail when the man came running out of his garage.

Vaad called 911 and helped the customer contact a family member who could meet him at the hospital.

“Roger is very humble and thinks he was just doing something anyone should do for someone else,” said Customer Services Supervisor Michelle Lee.

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