Letter: Pieces owner kept me in one piece after Steveston fall

Dear Editor,

I want to express my deepest gratitude to David, the owner of Pieces gift store in Steveston.

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While taking a leisurely walk in Steveston with my husband and a friend, I fell on a sidewalk right across the street from David’s gift store. I scraped my forearm, elbow and my knee and was bleeding badly.

In an instant a man appeared (at that time we had no idea who he was) with a roll of paper towels and a white plastic bag. He wrapped my arm and insisted I must go and sit down.

With my arm up in the air, we crossed the street so I could have a seat on the bench in front of his store. Then, he organized both my husband and my friend to take me to the ER. I received 19 stitches in my forearm and four stitches on my knee. It was an unpleasant ending to a beautiful afternoon and all I can say is if you have to fall, fall in front of David’s store and you will be well taken care of. Again, my sincere thanks to David.

Jarka Dvorak

RICHMOND

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