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Rural Carrier Hero: Vanessa Beatty, Prosperity, PA

Rural Carrier Vanessa Beatty had just delivered a package to a customer’s home in Prosperity, PA, when she heard someone call out to her.

The voice was faint but unmistakable: “Mail lady! Mail lady!”

As Beatty looked around, she saw a hand waving frantically in the window of a horse trailer. The customer, who lives alone, had gone into the trailer and gotten trapped when the door closed and locked behind her.

The woman had been stranded for several hours, and she later told Beatty’s supervisor how grateful she was that the carrier found her and helped her get inside to warm up.

Source: Vanessa Beatty, Prosperity, PA | USPS News Link