Debra Koskela, Osage, MN

Osage, MN, Rural Carrier Debra Koskela was delivering mail to a customer who said she was having difficulty breathing. After Koskela persuaded the woman to call 911, she was taken to a hospital where doctors determined she suffered a mild stroke. The woman’s daughters later sent Koskela a card to thank her for helping their mother.

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