Michael Hendrickson, Herrin, IL; Christopher Judah, Byron, IL

Herrin, IL, Letter Carrier Michael Hendrickson

Postal Service employees delivering mail in Illinois recently helped others in moments of need.

Herrin, IL, Letter Carrier Michael Hendrickson spotted a toddler wandering alone in a street.

He picked up the child, who was wearing only a diaper, and searched door to door until he located a parent.

In Byron, IL, Rural Carrier Associate Christopher Judah discovered an older man who was bleeding and distraught after falling in a road.

While a neighbor called 911, Judah comforted the man and stayed with him until emergency responders arrived.

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