Five letter carriers will be featured on the ‘Oprah’ show, Tuesday, November 24.
The segment, titled “Unsung American Heroes,” will highlight the following city letter carriers:
Pattie Arismendez, from Bakersfield, CA, saved a toddler from injury as the girl wandered into traffic on a busy roadway.
Alan Girard, from Oakland, CA, along with other carriers, saved the lives of dozens of elderly residents during an apartment fire.
Melissa Kelly, from Bakersfield, CA, saved an elderly man in an attack by a Pit Bull Terrier.
Robert Sweeny, from Sacramento, CA, administered CPR to revive a mother’s lifeless baby.
Walter Hayes, From St. Louis, MO, came to the aid of a 6-year-old boy in shock after being struck by a car.
Of course, the Postal Service has hundreds of other examples could be highlighted, as we engaged in so many acts of "everyday heroism."