Letter: Compassion shown for runner and injured bird

Dear Editor,

I wish to thank a wonderful couple who assisted me when, during my run, I saw a bird get hit by a car.

The bird was not dead, but horribly injured. I could not leave it in the middle of the road, but wasn’t sure what to do. I picked it up and took it to a nearby house.

The couple was wonderful as I babbled on about this poor bird. They let me in their house so I could wash my hands that were covered in blood, and the husband was going to take care of the bird.

Although it was not pleasant to see this bird get hit, the kindness and compassion this couple showed a stranger and an injured bird is something I will not forget.

Carolyn Smith, Langley City

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