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Cold caller saves pensioner's life

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 11:53 AM

They are one of the biggest sources of irritation for people who find themselves at home during the day.

But for 84-year-old Jessica Robbins a cold caller attempting to sell her solar panels became an unlikely hero when he rang her while she was having a stroke.

Simon Shepherd, 25, who was in the second day of his job at an energy firm in Tamworth, Staffs., called an ambulance for Jessica Robbins when it became clear she was struggling to breathe.

http://www.telegraph...oners-life.html

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 12:37 PM

Surprised he's not been sacked for using the company phone for personal business.


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Posted 29 March 2013 - 12:53 PM

Hate those annoying phone calls but this time luckily it saved this woman's life.  Guess telemarketers aren't all bad.


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Posted 29 March 2013 - 12:59 PM

View PostHilander, on 29 March 2013 - 12:53 PM, said:

Hate those annoying phone calls but this time luckily it saved this woman's life.  Guess telemarketers aren't all bad.

I dunno... maybe she ended up buying the solar panels.  (lol)





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