ENDNOTE: A former inmate skips a job interview to save a life

2017-Jul-22

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Jul 15, 5:57 PM EDT
EX-INMATE MISSES JOB INTERVIEW TO HELP DRIVER IN CRASH

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WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former inmate on his way to a job interview is being lauded for helping the driver of a car that flipped over on a Connecticut highway.

Aaron Tucker was traveling by bus through Westport Wednesday when he saw the crash and jumped off to help the driver.

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The bus left the scene and Tucker missed his interview. But he says he’s since gotten other job offers.

He tells WABC-TV it was “the right thing” to do.

A GoFundMe was set up to raise money for Tucker, who served nearly two years in prison on a weapons charge, and his 21-month-old son.

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https://www.gofundme.com/thankyoufundforaarontucker

I chipped in. Maybe you might want to? You can’t always just applaud for the “peanut gallery”.

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