LIVINGSTON, N.J. July 26, 2011 Sonja Legge
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The customer became numb, had trouble breathing and was unable to stand up, but Legge stayed on the line with her, urging her to remain calm and assuring her that help was on the way. Paramedics soon arrived, and at the hospital, the customer was diagnosed as having suffered a mild stroke.
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The customer has recovered and had an opportunity recently to thank Legge for her assistance. The customer also shared with Legge a poem she had written to show her appreciation for what Legge did for her in her time of need.
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