A daily drip feed of negative news stories and a quickly changing world mean that many of us avoid strangers. It’s difficult to know whom to trust, after all. So when Bud Caldwell went to visit his wife’s memorial, he was left in disbelief at what two strangers had done.
The Wisconsin winters are generally a harsh time for 82-year-old Caldwell, particularly in light of his wife’s passing. He and Betty Caldwell had in fact been married for more than half a decade when she died. And although their union was a remarkable achievement, her death inevitably left a huge hole in Caldwell’s life.