32-year-old Aaron Tucker, a father is making every attempt to get his life back on track and standing on his own two feet after spending time in prison. Tucker forwent a much needed and long awaited job interview because of honorable reasons. Tucker did not make it to his interview because he was busy trying to save the life of a stranger who was wounded in a car accident according to information posted on theroot.
The act of humility and kindness may just be the blessing Tucker has been waiting for. According to the source, Tucker’s good deeds has generated job offers and donations on his behalf.
Turning The Corner
Reportedly, Aaron Tucker who lives in a halfway house in Bridgeport, Conn, left the home on Wednesday morning with little to no money in his pockets. Tucker had less than $2 to his name according to the New York Daily News as posted by the source. On the way to his job interview for a job at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Stamford, Conn. as a busboy. Tucker stated “I got up around 5 o’clock in the morning because I was so excited for the interview,” to the source.
Tucker would not make it to his long awaited interview as he got onto the bus around 9 a.m. and nodded off briefly. He woke up and saw a vehicle overturned on the road ahead of the in Westport, Conn, as posted by the source. Tucker stated “I looked up and saw a car flipped over right in front of the bus, so I ran to try to jump out of the bus,” but the bus driver was not moved by the turned over smoking car but Tucker insisted to help. “I said I was going to help him, and asked the driver if he was going to wait for me and he said, ‘No, I am going to leave you,’ said Tucker. But that did not stop the good hearted Tucker who knew what he had to do. “I saw a lot of smoke coming from the car, and I just jumped off the bus and ran to the car,” and that act of selflessness has granted the desire for others to help him.
Blessings Come In Many Forms
After exiting the bus, Tucker went to the passenger’s side of the vehicle to unbuckle the driver’s seat belt and get him out of the overturned car. while doing so, Tucker noticed the driver was injured and bleeding from the head. Tucker took his shirt off his back that he was given to wear to his interview and used it to stop the drivers bleeding. Two other onlookers also jumped in to help. While aiding the driver Tucker noticed “He kept shutting his eyes and I made sure he stayed awake. I told him to open his eyes. I said, ‘Your family wants you,’” as posted by the source.
An emergency vehicle soon came and the driver was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. Tucker missed his interview but his act of kindness has gotten him 3 job offers so far. The job offers are in construction and at a rubber factory. The Westport community has also started a GoFundMe account that raised more than $11,000 in 18 hours according to the source. Tucker wanted people to know that “I just want everybody to know it’s not about what people could do for me. It’s just about me saving his life,”.