Alberta man seeks stranger who saved his life 14 years ago 1

Alberta man seeks stranger who saved his life 14 years ago

 

A man who says his life was saved by a complete stranger in a snowstorm 14 years ago is now trying to find the Good Samaritan who pulled him off the side of the road.

Rob Biggs was 21 years old when he decided to hitchhike from Edmonton to Cranbrook, B.C., to visit an old girlfriend.

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10 comments

  1. I’m happy gm he lived but the qu estion that should be in everyone’s mind is.. Why?? Why would any one hitch rides during a winter? Could he not wait for a ride? Take a bus? If he was broke… Could he still not have waited???

    1. I did the same thing when I was 21. I hitched from Montreal to Banff in January back in 1991. The difference is I had a pack with mountaineering equipment, tent, winter sleeping bag, etc. I slept outside often but it’s no big deal if you’re prepared.

  2. Open carry in Canada like in the states. Makes for a polite society and reduces crime and victim rates. Even out the odds a bit so to speak.

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