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Thread: Can fabric save a life?

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    The answer is YES!!

    I keep my fabric color coded in those covered tubs outside in an enclosed porch. I needed some small pieces last night and took a flashlight with me. While I was out there I heard a voice weakly calling "Help". Reversed on the lawn across the street was a car--I thought someone had driven back over the curb and was too confused to just drive forward (this is in a retirement community).

    I went over and found a man (the driver) on the lawn pinned by the car. He'd gotten out and the car had rolled back, knocking him down. The open door had dug into the astroturf trapping him beneath and the one wheel had rolled onto his pants leg.

    I called 911, grabbed a quilt to put over him and stayed with him until help came. They chock blocked the car up and pulled him out---Luckily he was uninjured.

    So now I'm glad I didn't have a free room in the house for my fabric tubs :)

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    Oh my! What a story. It is really amazing the twists and turns fate takes to bring people together to help others. So glad you decided to look for some fabric and that you heard his faint calls for help in your enclosed porch. How true it is that God works in mysterious ways!

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    Lucky for him you are a dedicated quilter!

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    Thank goodness you were out there when he needed help!
    Glad to hear there was a happy ending to this :D:D:D

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    So glad that you were there to help him when he needed helping!!!!

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    love the happy ending!

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    That is truly a story worth repeating!! What a woman!!

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    Who knows how long he might have been there if you hadn't found him. And you even had a quilt handy to help keep him warm. You did good.

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    Its amazing when and where GOD puts us! Im glad you where there to help!!

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    WOW. Lucky neighbor.

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    That's a goosebump inducing story for sure. Isn't it funny how things work out.

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    Wow- my heart would be thumping like a train. I'm glad he is OK. Well done to you (and the fabirc, obviously, for calling you!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cherylsea
    That's a goosebump inducing story for sure. Isn't it funny how things work out.
    I got a chill just now reading this. How lucky you just had to go out!

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    Wow! Lucky. lucky, lucky!

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    So fortunate you were out there! I hope he will be ok. Have you heard anything else about it?

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    What an amazing story!! A big HUG for you :)

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    So glad you could be someone's Guardian Angel :thumbup:

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    Must be God at work, how lucky for the man.

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    You're a good neighbor! :)

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    WOW a great story and shows God was watching over him by sending a guardian angel(YOU).

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    God bless you..God does work in mysterious ways..

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    Fabric put you at the right place at the right time! I am so relieved to hear he is all right.

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    Lucky for that guy!

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    God bless you!

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    Wow.... there was nothing coincidental about that! You were his angel.

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