We All Need A Helping Hand

We All Need A Helping Hand

11:58am Sep 06, 2013
No one can always do it alone. Singles and senior citizens sometimes need the help of strangers when they are facing life-changing circumstances.
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At some point in everyone's life, a village is needed.

With each passing year, adults would like to think they'll age gracefully and still be independent. But in reality, most will need help from family, friends and sometimes from total strangers. Real People, Real Stories guest commentator Steve Huffman is a former Salisbury Post reporter and lives in Alamance County. He also volunteers with Meals on Wheels in that community. Huffman remembers one delivery that actually enriched his life more than he expected. He's changed the name of this Meals on Wheels recipient to protect her privacy.

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