Bus driver helps a girl - level 2

Bus driver helps a girl - level 2

12-11-2013 14:00

A school bus driver was driving his bus on a New York bridge when he saw a girl.

She was standing on the edge of the bridge. She likely wanted to kill herself. The driver stopped and addressed the girl a few times. She didn’t say anything, so he got out of the bus and came to her. The girl got back to safety after a short conversation.

Police and an ambulance arrived to help her. When they were gone, the driver got back on his bus. He received a standing ovation from the high school students that were on the bus.

Difficult words: address (speak to somebody), standing ovation (when people stand while they’re clapping because they like something very much).

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