Christmas “angel” lends a helping hand

By Ray Lewis
I was driving about one mile east of Superior on Friday, December 21st, just before it turned dark. As I was climbing the hill, the transmission in my vehicle went completely out. I was pulling a trailer at the time. As the vehicle came to a stop I attempted to try different gears but nothing worked. As I tried to gain traction the trailer jack-knived, blocking the highway. I was concerned that I could be the cause of an accident. As I sat in the vehicle wondering about what to do next, a vehicle stopped and offered to help me out of this potentially dangerous position.
This good Samaritan told me to stay in my vehicle and that he would attach a tow rope and pull me to a safe place further up the road. This he accomplished in short order.
When I got out of my vehicle I asked him his name. He said it was Angel. I said he was my guardian “Angel”. He offer to take me to get help. He stayed with me until he was sure that I had help coming. He said that he lived in Superior and that he works in the refinery at the mine in Miami. I offered to pay him but he refused to accept any money. He gave me a bottle of water when he left saying that I may need it. He said he was driving down hill headed for home when he saw me and immediately turn around when he saw me in trouble. He said he was returning from Globe where he went to help a friend.
I feel bad that I don’t know his last name but I think “Angel” is an appropriate name for someone who demonstrates what Christmas Spirit is all about. Thank you Angel!

Leave a Reply

  • Latest News

    Pastor’s Corner: Celebrating the Sacrifice of Jesus Christ

    21 hours ago
    by

    In John 19:28-30 we read these words:  “Knowing that all was now completed and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled,


    Cross country runner makes stop in Superior to help veterans

    21 hours ago
    by

    Anna Judd, a 29-year-old resident of Orange County, has set out on a mission to run across America to raise money and awareness for veterans.


    Superior Little League parade is Monday

    21 hours ago
    by

    The Superior Little League will kick off its 2014 Major and Minor Baseball and Softball League seasons with the annual Little League Parade on Monday, April 21.


    Superior Public Library celebrates National Library Week: Lives Change @ Your Library

    21 hours ago
    by

    Libraries and librarians have a powerful and positive impact on the lives of Americans on a daily basis.


  • More Stories

    DPS Encourages all Motorists to Drive Courteously This Holiday Season

    December 23rd, 2013
    by

    Arizona – The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), through its Highway Patrol Division, encourages all travelers to drive with […]


    Arvel Bird At the Arboretum New Year’s Day Concert at noon

    December 19th, 2013
    by

    Here’s a resolution you’ll find easy to keep: spend New Year’s Day outdoors at one of Arizona’s most scenic venues, […]


    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School

    December 2nd, 2013
    by

    John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School, one of the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology’s […]


    Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 28th, 2013
    by

    Copper Area News would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! Please remember to drive safely this holiday weekend. For […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin