My Pay it Forward paid it back!

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Real Estate Agent with John Aaroe Group CalBRE 01274989

About four months ago, I noticed some people on the street near my home so I approached them to see what was going on and saw that there was an elderly lady flat out on the pavement.  Turned out, she had tripped and fallen, and she had a badly bruised forehead and a bloody nose.   The bystanders were ready to let her get up and leave because she was adamant that she was fine, but she looked awful to me so I persuaded her to let me call 911 and we got her off to hospital.  I called her daughter a few days later to check on her and found out that she had a concussion, in addition to a broken neck.    She spent three weeks in the hospital and a few months later, I saw her, (all 4'6" of her) walking along with her dog, wearing a neck brace.   Completely out of the blue, I received a call from her a few days ago, thanking me for my help, and inviting me to lunch so today I had a very enjoyable time with a very interesting and appreciative 94 year old!   Knowing you've done something good for someone else is its own reward but it sure was nice to be treated to lunch!

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Ellie Shorb
Compass Real Estate - Chevy Chase, MD
Realtor DC, MD & VA Luxury Home Expert

Awww.... fate for you. I bet you had a great time with her. Really great to treat folks well and to be recognize for it.

Mar 18, 2011 05:47 PM #1
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Geri Sonkin
Douglas Elliman Real Estate 516-457-7103 - Merrick, NY
Long Island Real Estate & Staging Expert

Rose, wonderful story! You were her special angel that day.

Mar 18, 2011 05:51 PM #2
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Juli Vosmik
Dominion Fine Properties - Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739

Rose, good for you for helping.  Sounds like you made a great friend.

Mar 18, 2011 06:01 PM #3
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Sheila Newton Team Anderson & Greenville SC
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner - Anderson, SC
Selling the Upstate since 1989

great story... wow, 94... how wonderful!. We never know where our next friend is coming from!

Mar 19, 2011 03:18 AM #4
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JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
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Good thing you got her to go to the hospital. Very nice thing you did. And, taking her up on her offer to go to lunch was very nice as well.      

Mar 19, 2011 02:16 PM #5
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