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A woman and a Teesside cafe have both being praised after helping an elderly man in his 90's and his wife who suffers from dementia, get their Sunday dinner.
The Facebook message on the 'Incidents on Teesside and County Durham' page tells the story of how Sally Bellerby met an elderly man in a shop in Billingham - and helped him to get a Sunday dinner after he told her he and his wife had nothing in the house to eat.
He was hoping to go to the Galley Cafe - which is closed on Sunday.
Gilly's Kitchen - Sally's local cafe - found food to provide to the couple who were overwhelmed by her kindness after she dropped it off at their home.
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Well Done to Gillys Kitchen on Clifton Avenue in Billingham and to Sally Bellerby.
Sally was in Boyes store when an elderly man asked for help with a lift.
Unfortunately she was unable to help but offered to find someone who could help, when asked where he was going the man said he was going to the Galley café with his wife for lunch as they didn't have anything in.
The man said that he's 94 and blind and that his wife has dementia and is 92.
Sally explained to the him that the Galley is shut on Sunday and said for him to go home and she'll bring a Sunday lunch for him and his and wife.
The shop down her street (Gilly's Kitchen) had sold out but when she explained why she was there they gave her 2 lamb stews, quiche, pies and cake to take to him and his wife.
Sally then took it round to the couple and they cried.
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