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Stickney, SD, Rural Carrier Associate James Wentworth

Rural Carrier Associate James Wentworth was delivering mail in Stickney, SD, in June when he saw an older customer lying beside a gravel road, waving for help.

Wentworth stopped to check on the man, who said he’d been working in a field nearby and fainted while walking back to his house.

The Postal Service employee got the customer up on his feet and drove him home, where his wife was able to look after him.

The man later visited the local Post Office to thank Wentworth.

“He was very grateful that Jim had stopped and assisted him,” said local Retail Associate Rose Lauck.

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