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THE GOOD LIFE; Nebraska Nice encounters can fill more than an empty tank

Dec 29, 2019 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

GREENWOOD, Neb. - Just moments after I'd noticed that my gas gauge read "low on fuel," my pickup coughed and gagged to a stop along Interstate 80. Outta gas.

"What a bonehead," I thought as I began the walk of shame to the nearest gas station, 2 miles away, as semis rumbled by.

But what happened next fortified my faith in humanity, as similar incidents have over years and years of traveling the roads of Nebraska.

I hadn't walked 100 yards when a delivery truck driver pulled o...