Friday, a sea of volunteers worked to clean up North Nashville, but Ben Alexander, a postal worker, was there with a different job to do.
“That’s dedication! There are no mailboxes, so what is he doing,” said Earnest Wilburn, a tornado victim.
With all the electric crews and volunteers blocking the streets, Alexander couldn’t get his mail truck through.
So instead, he dodged debris on foot, delivering what people need.
“I’ll make sure that they have their medicine and packages,” said Alexander.
And a few things they didn’t necessarily want.