Last night I posted about an octogenarian woman who had her motorized vehicle stolen. Fortunately, there has been a happy ending to the story. Also, a lesson to be learned - never jump to conclusions and don't underestimate the goodness of people.
She "was reunited with her chair Friday night - and cops say it wasn't stolen, after all.
Elinor Krach beamed after detectives returned her motorized scooter, which was taken by two cleaning ladies who thought it had been left as junk on the sidewalk.
"I think it's amazing that they found it," Krach crowed. "I feel wonderful about it. I'm really glad."
... The recovery capped an emotional day for Krach. An exclusive story about the theft in yesterday's Daily News prompted a raft of readers to come forward with offers to buy Krach a new scooter.
The offers of goodwill left Krach awed.
"For every bad person out there, there are a hundred good people, maybe thousands, beautiful people who don't even know me and are trying to help me. . . .It's incredible."
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/11/20/2010-11-20_manhattan_woman_gets_her_wheels_back_after_its_discovered_cleaning_ladies_took_i.html#ixzz15u8tZsHZ
And, speaking of good people, here's an old clip that demonstrates just that.