Boy, 16, smuggled into the UK from Vietnam inside a SUITCASE writes heartfelt thank-you letter

Phong, 16, was rushed to a Kent hospital when his broken body was discovered packed in a case in a boot of a car in Dover last year. The Vietnamese teen was nursed back to health at William Harvey Hospital and was placed into foster care with Kent County Council.  His smuggler, Andrei Iancu, was arrested and jailed for 18 months after the stowaway, who was found crammed into the boot of a silver Skoda Octavia, was found suffering from severe dehydration and began fitting. Phong, 16, was rushed to a Kent hospital when his broken body was discovered packed in a case in a boot of a car in Dover last year. After passing his English exams he wrote a thank you letter to Britain In the letter, he wrote: ‘When I came to the UK, when I woke up in the hospital I was very scared and panic. His smuggler, Andrei Iancu, was arrested and jailed for 18 months after the stowaway, who was found crammed into the boot of a silver Skoda Octavia, was found suffering from severe dehydration and began fitting ‘First thing I liked is the kind people in hospital. The nurses and doctors smiled at me and gave me biscuits, orange and water.’ Three months later, he went to college to learn...

Stauffers of Kissel Hill to stop using single-use plastic bags at checkout, a first in Lancaster County | Local Business

An employee of Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods places an item into a plastic bag on Tuesday at its Rohrerstown supermarket. An employee of Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods places an item into a reusable grocery bag on Tuesday at its Rohrerstown store. Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods is giving away these reusable grocery bags from Wednesday through Sept. 30 as it prepares to stop providing single-use plastic bags at its checkouts. An employee of Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods places an item into a plastic bag on Tuesday at its Rohrerstown supermarket. An employee of Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods places an item into a reusable grocery bag on Tuesday at its Rohrerstown store. Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods is giving away these reusable grocery bags from Wednesday through Sept. 30 as it prepares to stop providing single-use plastic bags at its checkouts. Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods has decided to celebrate Earth Day 2020 by taking up the hottest environmental issue in retailing. Effective April 22, it will stop having single-use plastic bags at its checkouts, becoming the first supermarket company in the county to drop them, Stauffers says....