Josh Berry, KARK-TV
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ar. (KARK) - Mary Lou Caden does just fine on her own.
"I do everything but clean the gutters," Mary Lou chuckled.
She takes care of her garden, too.
The 82-year-old lives by herself in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and on a blistering hot day in July that garden got the best of her in one step.
"I just flipped back," she explained. "My arm got caught in the rose bush and my leg got caught up in a rose bush."
A broken hip put her on her back.
That was at 11 a.m. on July 28, a Sunday. She'd be there for the next 30 hours.
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