Leslie De Leon, Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC, Letter Carrier Leslie De Leon was delivering mail when she spotted a toddler walking away from a house and toward traffic. The child’s parents were unloading moving boxes and didn’t notice him wandering away. After De Leon alerted the parents, they quickly retrieved the child, who is autistic. The parents later sent a letter to the Post Office thanking De Leon.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.