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October 6, 2013

Worried hairdresser spurs rescue of elderly client

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MARBLEHEAD, Mass. —

"We are always happy to go check on something," he said. "We would rather go to the door and find out nothing is wrong than find out they needed our help."

Buswell said she has learned how important it is for people to watch out for older neighbors, friends and family.

"I knew she didn't have any kids to check up on her, and she is alone," Buswell said. "She is 82 years old; anything can happen."

Phelps writes for The Salem (Mass.) News.

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