Residents adore their postman, want to ‘Pay It Forward’, especially after recent action

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For almost 30 years, a mailman named Doug has been delivering mail to the same neighborhood.

Residents consider him the guardian of the neighborhood and nominated him for FOX 4's Pay It Forward award.

"Just a few weeks ago, he made it a point to tell me when he came by, he smelled gas," said one woman who lives on his route and nominated him.

"He knows what we do. He knows the neighborhood. He watches out for us," said another.