High 5 goes to Tooele woman

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TOOELE -- Dorthy York volunteers at a hospital, and at 80-years-old, it's not always an easy task, but coworkers say Dorthy is making a difference. And to the granddaughter who nominated her for a High 5, she's an example of always going above and beyond.

Dorthy York volunteers at the Senior Circle desk at the hospital in Tooele. She's one of the first faces people see when they check in.

Hospital Coordinator Becky Trigg said, "You know, coming to the hospital you're always nervous, and so having somebody there to greet them like that, especially since she's so easy to talk to and caring, they just have a good experience."

Besides giving a smile, Dorthy uses her talents to help those who are less fortunate. To her family and friends, she's an example of selflessness and living life to the fullest.

Missy Johnson nominated her grandma for the High 5. She said, "She does a lot for the hospital. She does a lot for the community, sewing and crocheting and stuff; and so I think she deserves it."

Friend Rita Paulick said, "She's the one that always stirs us up and gets us moving."

"You know even through health trials and what-not, she keeps going, and we just really appreciate her," Trigg said.

A High 5 to Dorthy and the impact she is making in that Tooele community!

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