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Mum Branded A 'Tank' After Pushing Lorry Up Snowy Hill

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Mum Branded A 'Tank' After Pushing Lorry Up Snowy Hill

A heroic mum has been branded a 'tank' after being filmed pushing a lorry up a hill in a snowy town in Fife, Scotland. Watch here:

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The video was shared on the Fife Jammer Locations Facebook page. In the clip, we see mum-of-three Charlene Leslie pushing a Graham's Dairies milk lorry up a hill during a blizzard, with other vehicles on the road passing by gingerly in the snow.

"Just your average Cowdenbeath woman pushing a lorry up a hill," the caption said.

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The post has since gone viral, racking up more than 3,000 likes and 2,000 comments - including many people expressing their respect for her strength, with one user calling her a 'tank'.

Credit: Facebook/Fife Jammer Locations
Credit: Facebook/Fife Jammer Locations

One Facebooker joked: "Somebody's had their Weetabix this morning."

Charlene has since been awarded a year's supply of free milk as a thank you from Graham's for pushing their lorry.

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She said she saw the lorry was in trouble when she was out shopping with two of her kids and rushed to help.

She told The Sun: "I would never just stand by when I see someone in trouble. I suppose what I did was really dangerous, but thankfully the Graham's truck got safely up the hill.

"In the moment I wasn't really thinking about me, I just wanted to help.

Charlene Leslie has been given a year's supply of free milk as a thank you. Credit: Graham's
Charlene Leslie has been given a year's supply of free milk as a thank you. Credit: Graham's
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"A load of people were trying to push a car up the hill when I noticed the Graham's truck coming behind it. Its front wheels were spinning, and it was stuck from all the snow.

"My neighbour appeared, so I asked her to watch the kids and the dog while I pushed it from the back. Eventually it made it safely to the top.

"I cannot believe all the attention I am getting for what I did. I simply believe that it is your duty to help others if they are in trouble."

Credit: Graham's
Credit: Graham's
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Graham's Chairman Dr Robert Graham Snr added: "When I saw the video of Charlene pushing one of our artic lorries up a steep hill singlehandedly, I couldn't believe it.

"As a family we are passionate about our fresh dairy products and like us, she will clearly stop at nothing to ensure they get delivered to our customers.

"Although she is a real-life superwoman, for health and safety reasons we must advise others not to follow her actions.

"As a heartfelt thank you, Charlene and her family will receive our milk and high protein dairy products free for the rest of the year."

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Featured Image Credit: Facebook/Fife Jammer Locations

Topics: UK News, News

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