The Salem News
---- — To the editor:
Last Saturday, I came to Beverly to look at a condo at 12 Lothrop St. In descending the front stairs to the street after finding the door locked, and since I use a cane and there is no railing, I lost my balance and fell backward and slammed my head against the door, causing a 3-inch gash on the back of my head.
A young couple were driving by and saw the whole accident. They stopped their car and rushed to my assistance. The young man ran back to his car and got a first-aid kit that he had. The two of them attended to me, and a tenant, who is a nurse, saw the commotion and came out with towels and a blanket. They also called 911 and called my wife in Gloucester. They took wonderful care of me until the ambulance arrived.
I was rushed to Beverly Hospital for a nine-stitch repair, and Susan, the tenant nurse, drove to Gloucester to bring my wife to Beverly to pick up my car. Susan showed my wife the condo, which I still have not seen. I want to thank Susan and the young couple, whose names I don’t know, for possibly saving my life, because I am on Coumadin and could have bled out.
There are still warm and wonderful people out there, even with the terrible things we read about. Thank you again.
Gloucester (formerly of Beverly)