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NY Delivery Man Stuck in Elevator for 3 Days

by Mark5019 / April 5, 2005 12:58 AM PDT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Chinese food delivery man was found trapped in a broken elevator on Tuesday, more than three days after he was reported missing, police said.
Ming Kung Chen, 35, who worked for the Happy Dragon restaurant in the Bronx, was reported missing late Friday when he did not return an hour after setting out on a delivery.

Police said he was found at about 6 a.m. EDT on Tuesday and was hospitalized with dehydration. Police were unable to question him immediately because he did not speak English


http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=8090256

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Some elevator repair
by Dan McC / April 5, 2005 1:22 AM PDT

people are being locked out by their employers in NYC.

Dan

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I can imagine the elevator
by Jerry562 / April 5, 2005 1:35 AM PDT

repairman said the same thing that Noah said after he let the animals off the ark.

Who's going to clean this up?

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Whoa! That is a tough situation. At least he had something
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 1:50 AM PDT

to eat. Dehydrated after three days? Think about what we just did to a helpless woman in Florida.

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The difference is, of course,
by Dan McC / April 5, 2005 2:15 AM PDT

it was not the delivery man's choice.

Dan

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(NT) (NT) It wasn't hers either.
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 5:41 AM PDT
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Everyone
by Dan McC / April 5, 2005 6:13 AM PDT

with the facts and the responsibility to decide disagrees with you.

Dan

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Authority yes. Responsibility yes. Facts some.
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 7:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Everyone

I'm glad I'm not in their shoes.

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(NT) (NT) Terri is glad, too.
by Dan McC / April 5, 2005 8:04 AM PDT
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Yes, that's a great thought. I am more concerned about
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 5:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Hi Kiddpeat

how that court will judge us as a country and a people.

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Not fair,
by Jerry562 / April 5, 2005 8:02 AM PDT
In reply to: Hi Kiddpeat

you can't speak for God, he might have been more just than our courts and ended it a long tome ago.

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Or
by Dan McC / April 5, 2005 8:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Not fair,

the situation may have proceeded exactly according to his plan.

You just can't know.

Dan

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It did, but don't take comfort from that. His plan may have
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 1:26 PM PDT
In reply to: Or

been to demonstrate just how guilty we are.

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Or it could
by Dan McC / April 6, 2005 1:43 AM PDT

just as easily have been to show us the folly of our hubris in keeping people in such healthcare hell and to allow prominent republican officeholders to display their hypocrisy.

Dan

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(NT) (NT) He didn't.
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 1:24 PM PDT
In reply to: Not fair,
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Not so
by opel8173 / April 5, 2005 6:51 AM PDT

What did he have to eat? The way I read the article, he had already delivered the three orders and was on his way back to his POB.

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Ummm, you must be seeing something I don't. Where does it
by Kiddpeat / April 5, 2005 7:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Not so

say he had made the delivery?

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here
by opel8173 / April 5, 2005 12:01 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) I've gotta get a cell phone!
by EdH / April 5, 2005 5:18 AM PDT
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