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A good Samaritan

Dear Editor:

I recently had the most horrible experience. I have to tell someone. I was walking home from the Aspen Club, and a bear crossed Highway 82. I crossed the highway to avoid the bear, tripped and fell on the edge of the road and broke my glasses, and of course I couldn’t get up. I am 72.

A car coming toward me could not see me on the ground – probably on her cell phone. Fortunately a truck in front of me stopped and picked me up and waved the woman down. She was driving that fast in a 25 mph zone. Cars coming from the other direction did stop. I really do have to thank Brian Bungarten and his wife of McCartney Property Management for saving my life. Yes, the bears are still around, and there are still good people.

Helene Freeman

Aspen