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LETTER: Gratitude and appreciation from a traveler

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LETTER: A letterbox with the inscription Letter to the editor

I wish to extend to my gratitude and appreciation to the Virginia State Trooper who stopped to assist me when I had a flat tire while traveling through the Warrenton area recently from a neighboring state.

I am not sure the expectations these days for highway patrol but suspect that changing a tire, assisting to connect with tire replacement services and supporting safe travel to a service location are a low priority nuisance at best among the many competing duties requiring law enforcement attention.

The officer’s gracious efficiency allowed me to suffer no more than the minimum inconvenience associated with a travel mishap and still salvage the majority of my weekend get-away plans. I appreciate the kindness and sacrifice made.

Heidi Fields


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