Updated July 28, 2017 13:18:11
American sailors have volunteered their time to help a war widow restore her backyard as just one of their many good deeds while on a break from official duties in Queensland.
A dozen sailors from the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier spent the day working on the garden of 93-year-old Audrey Mead.
Audrey’s late husband, Trevor Mead, served in the Royal Australian Air Force in World War II.
The extra hands have come as a welcomed relief for her daughter, Donna Mead, who has been responsible for garden maintenance since her father died 25 years ago.
“This digging is not something I’m able to do very well. So six months’ work in one morning. Not bad.”
It was all very overwhelming for …