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‘I can’t breathe.’ His whole body was shivering. His eyes were filled with pure terror and a tear ran down his face.’: Woman shows life-saving kindness to old man, ‘It was my natural instinct’

“It was a completely deserted area: I saw a lone person sitting on the window seat. ‘Sir, Sir?’ I got no response. Against my better judgement, I reached out and touched his shoulder. He lifted his head and looked at me. I threw down the mail in my hand and my purse. ‘Can’t breathe.’”

‘I saw an elderly man with his walker at the corner. ‘I’m trying to get to the 99-cent store 1.5 miles away.’ His wife needed some chocolate bars.’: Man shares act of kindness for 93-year-old man

“My wife is 94. Her name is Doris.’ ‘Does she know you’re gone?’ ‘Nope, she probably hasn’t even started looking for me yet.’ I decided to spring into action. I put on my trusty blue gloves and mask, gave him some hand sanitizer, and off we went.”

‘People look at our elderly and tell themselves ‘it was their time’ when they leave this earth. I’m shocked and flabbergasted.’: Woman working in nursing home says ‘These are PEOPLE! Please stay home’

“I sit here, in my nursing home in New York on quarantine day whatever, appalled that so many healthy Americans are treating this virus like a joke. You have Facebook memes, play dates. You say media and politics have driven hysteria. It’s my people, my geriatrics, my immunocompromised. A group of people that have made way more sacrifices then I know I have.”

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