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VISITOR PRAISES TAXI DRIVER LEOPOLD BENJAMIN

Dear Source,
We recently took a cruise aboard the Norwegian Sea. One of our stops was St. Tomas, always a favorite of ours. We took a taxi into town to shop. When we finished shopping, we took a taxi back to the ship.
I soon noticed that my purse was gone and I was, of course, frantic. We took another taxi back to town in the hope of finding the last taxi driver that we had. As soon as we go to town, there stood Leopold Benjamin, our taxi driver. He had found my purse in the taxi and had turned it in to the Visitor's Center outside the ship. He drove us there and went inside with us to get the purse.
His honesty and helpfulness were wonderful. We could have been in for a great deal of inconvenience and misery. Imagine going through replacing traveler's checks, credit cards, driver's license. Imagine trying to get home with no photo I.D. This wonderful, honest man made our day (and our trip)! We will never be able to thank him enough!
We wanted your community to know what a wonderful person Mr. Benjamin is!
Judy H. Dixon
Owensboro, Ky.

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