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23/10/2015 08:33 BST | Updated 23/10/2015 14:59 BST

Stranger Leaves Heartfelt Note 'Restoring Woman's Faith In Humanity' After She Suffered Seizure On Train

A student has revealed a heartfelt note a stranger left beside her, along with a coffee and £10 for a taxi, after she suffered a seizure on the way home.

Ellie Farnfield was traveling from Surrey to London Victoria on Wednesday to teach a fitness class in Finsbury Square when she fell ill as the train approached East Croydon.

When the 27-year-old came around she noticed a note left for her by a man called Tom.

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Ellie Farnfield is trying to find a mystery man named Tom who helped her after she suffered a seizure on a train

In the note Tom explained that he had arranged for medical care, alerted friends listed in her phone of the incident, and left money for a cab to take her home. He even apologised for not being able to provide more.

The note read: "Hi Eleanor. I hope by the time you read this you are feeling better. You had a seizure on the train and I took you off.

"You didn't hit your head but I may have hurt your leg as I walked on it before realising you were on the floor having a fit! sorry!

"I'm also sorry I can't stay with you now but here is a coffee to perk you up later and £10 to make sure you get a taxi home.

"Sorry I don't have anymore money so I hope you don't live far away. I've contacted people from your phone and medical help is on its way and you're with train staff.

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The note Tom left Farnfield on the train

"Wishing you all the best and a quick recovery. Love Tom."

The part-time acupuncture student, who recently moved from London to Manchester, published a picture of the note on her Facebook page in the hope of tracking down Tom, who she said had "restored her faith in humanity".

Farnfield told the Evening Standard: "I have no idea who this man was or if he was sitting next to me but I wanted to show how grateful I am to him.

"If Tom does come forward, first of all I would like to give him back his money and then thank him for what he did. He deserves a lot of praise.

"It was so nice of him, it's one thing helping people but doing additional things like what Tom did is something else."

In her Facebook post about the incident Farnfield wrote: " Please like or share - faith restored in humanity in London last night 😀thank you so much to everyone who helped me last night- especially 'Tom'. Would love to try and find this man so I can return his money and add many many thanks to it!! 👍"

The post ended with Farnfield thanking everyone who is "helping with the hunt! #findtraintom".

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