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American Red Cross

When crisis strikes, neighbors pitch in [Rodgers Forge]

Two weeks ago, my husband, Ben, faced a life-or-death medical emergency. Naturally, it was the day following an historic blizzard.

Never have I been more in love with my neighborhood than over the past two weeks. The focus of this story isn't about Ben or me. This is a story of the people in this community who helped without hesitation. Because if you're facing a crisis and there are three feet of snow blocking your whole world, you need your village.

This column unequivocally explains why Rodgers Forge and its surrounding neighborhoods are such great places to live. Because these people, our neighbors, our village, make us the luckiest people in...