FILE PHOTO: Snow covers the woodland at the National Trust's Dunham Massey Park during a weather front that has been dubbed the 'mini beast from the East' on March 18, 2018 in Altrincham, England.
Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
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Woman, 70, treks through snow 5 miles after she can’t get taxi after night shift

A woman, known only as Pam, was recently seen walking home while a news crew in Bradford, England, was doing a story, Metro reported.

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As it turned out, Pam was taking a long walk home, 5 miles in snow and wind, after working the night shift caring for three men who have learning disabilities. 

Pam is 70 years old.

She told Corrine Wheatley, the reporter with the BBC who recorded Pam’s trip, “You can’t leave them on their own. You’ve got a duty of care really. You’ve got to do it, even at 70!”

Pam told Wheatley that only one driver stopped during her walk, but didn’t offer her a ride. They stopped to ask Pam to move to the other side of the road, Metro reported. Wheatley, however, was more chivalrous, taking Pam as close to her home as she could before the snow got too deep for her car, Metro reported.

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