GUARDIAN ANGEL: Gail Wiedman wants to find the man who saved her wallet and priceless medical cards.
GUARDIAN ANGEL: Gail Wiedman wants to find the man who saved her wallet and priceless medical cards. Tessa Flemming

Stranger labelled 'lifesaver' after returning wallet

A WARWICK woman is on the hunt to reunite with the selfless stranger she calls her "lifesaver".

On Monday, Gail Wiedman was shopping at the IGA, when without noticing, she dropped her wallet and glasses under her car and drove away.

But amazingly, before she could even noticed her belongings were lost, a good Samaritan had already arrived at her home with the possessions in tow.

While to the man it may have seemed a simple gesture of kindness, the truth was the act would meant more to Mrs Wiedman than he could ever know.

Filled with the usual credit cards and cash, Mrs Wiedman's wallet also held her medical cards, including her medical alert card, which to a diabetic like Mrs Wiedman was priceless.

In fact, as the stranger arrived at the door, Mrs Wiedman was in the midst of a hypoglycaemic attack, leaving her too confused too take in the gravity of the act at the time.

"When you're having a hypo, until you can bring your sugars up, you don't take a lot around you in-depth," she said.

"I was just in shock."

Hanging to the doorway to stay upright, Mrs Wiedman said a 'short and sweet' thank you to the man, but wasn't able to truly convey what his kindness meant to her.

Now, after realising how easy it could have been for the man to take the wallet without a trace, Mrs Wiedman wants to give more than just thanks.

"I want to give him a reward, he needs a bit more than a thank you," she said.

"He's basically a lifesaver, my guardian angel."

Even her glasses, whose case was completely flattened by the car, were saved by the man, leaving Mrs Wiedman to find the situation somewhat "magical".

"It shows there's still good people out there and really restores your faith in humanity," she said.

"I meant, in this day and age, would you expect anyone to return your stuff?"

While Mrs Wiedman can't remember much about the man, except that he was around 30 years old with a beard, she is urging anyone who might know who it is to come forward.

"I would like to see him again. He's a wonderful guy."

If you think you know this good Samaritan, contact Mrs Wiedman on Facebook.



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