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Juan Chavez, San Diego

San Diego Letter Carrier Juan Chavez
San Diego Letter Carrier Juan Chavez

Letter Carrier Juan Chavez was recently delivering mail in a San Diego neighborhood when he saw a customer carrying a toilet.

As the man stepped onto his porch, he tripped and tumbled forward — seriously injuring himself as he fell atop the broken ceramic.

Chavez rushed to the man’s side and found him bleeding profusely from a gash in his arm.

The Postal Service employee took off his belt, fashioned a tourniquet for the customer, called 911 and comforted him until emergency responders arrived and took over.

The man thanked Chavez for rendering life-saving assistance.

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