At 85, some challenges come every day. On a particularly tough day, Everett’s Patricia Browning says she met “angels” who helped her through. One was a young man who changed her tire and graciously refused payment. Browning, who lost her daughter Peggy Strain (in photo on table) to cancer Friday, remains a believer in goodness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

At 85, some challenges come every day. On a particularly tough day, Everett’s Patricia Browning says she met “angels” who helped her through. One was a young man who changed her tire and graciously refused payment. Browning, who lost her daughter Peggy Strain (in photo on table) to cancer Friday, remains a believer in goodness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

On a dark day, 85-year-old’s spirits were lifted by ‘angels’

A flat tire was fixed, a kind word was said. She recounts kind acts as her daughter neared death.

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