Disabled couple thank rescuers

PUBLISHED: 13:28 12 February 2009 | UPDATED: 23:00 15 June 2010

A DISABLED couple, who were rescued by two strangers after getting trapped in snow on their way home from a night out, have been able to say thank you in person – thanks to your Herald.

A DISABLED couple, who were rescued by two strangers after getting trapped in snow on their way home from a night out, have been able to say thank you in person - thanks to your Herald.

Polio victim Albert Henshaw and his wife, Judy, who suffers from brittle bone disease, received three telephone calls identifying the Honiton men after we reported last week how they used a 4 x 4 vehicle to tow the Henshaws' Mobility car home to Dunkeswell.

"One of the three calls was from one of the men," said Mr Henshaw. "He is called Tom and he is a landscaper.

"It was great to get a response so quickly and to be able to thank them properly."

Mr and Mrs Henshaw were returning to Dunkeswell from Exmouth Pavilion when their car became stuck in snow near Combe Raleigh on Thursday, February 5.


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