With all the craziness going on in the world today, it's nice to know that some old fashioned values like compassion haven't gone out of style.
 
Drumheller teen Karyna Ainscough got to see it first hand earlier this month when her car hit the ditch during a particularly nasty bout of winter weather.
 
"Me and my friend were driving home from our play practice, my window fogged up and we went into the ditch just up by Walmart," she related. "We were both shaken up and panicking a little and we had three people stop by, pull over to the side of the road and make sure that we were okay."
 
"One of the people that stopped, a lady, parked her car and came down and said to us 'are you guys okay or do you need anything?," she continued. "We said no, a tow truck's on his way; she goes back to her vehicle, a few minutes pass and she comes back down into the ditch where we were and she had two coffees in her hands."
 
The woman explained she was going to take them to a friend's house, but decided against making the trip because of the poor roads.
 
Ainscough is not a coffee drinker herself, but she admitted that coffee was one of the best hot drinks she's ever had. It also bolstered her faith in humanity.
 
"When you go onto your Facebook or whatever and you see all these horrible stories, it's nice to know that there are still good people out there and that when you are in need, there's always someone that can help."
 
Ainscough vows if she ever comes across someone stuck in the ditch, she will be the first one to stop.
 
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