Joyce Kolanowski, Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale, IL, Letter Carrier Joyce Kolanowski was delivering mail recently when she encountered a young girl who was locked out of her house and crying. The child had been dismissed from school early and no one was home. Kolanowski called police, who contacted the child’s mother.

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