Postal worker rescues man who fell, lay injured for 10 days

HOPE HULL, Ala. (AP) — An injured Alabama man scooted around the floor of his home, drank rainwater from a bucket and prodded ice from his freezer with a stick to survive for 10 days until his mail carrier found him.

Tommy Hope, 66, broke his arm and injured his leg and hip when he fell inside his Hope Hull home July 4, WSFA-TV reported.

Cissy Cartwright, who has delivered mail in the area for more than 20 years, decided to look in on Hope after noticing he hadn’t checked his mail in...

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