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OT - Ohio kid "pays it forward"

daytonbuckeye1983's picture
March 4, 2014 at 10:46am
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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ohio-8-year-old-turns-20-into-priceless-gift/#postComments

A fine young man in our beloved Buckeye State has made news with a great act of kindness.  I love the kid's quote about a certain saying popularized, for us at least, by one Wayne Woodrow Hayes.

And so, with his dad in mind, Myles wrapped the $20 in a note that read, "Dear Soldier -- my dad was a soldier. He's in heaven now. I found this 20 dollars in the parking lot when we got here. We like to pay it forward in my family. It's your lucky day! Thank you for your service. Myles Eckert, a gold star kid."

 

buckeye_heart's picture

Wow that is amazing. I think that kid is going to turn out alright.

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BUCKI06's picture

Damn, that photo of him in the cemetery gets me.  What a great story and a great kid.  Thanks for sharing.

"As long as we're keeping score, we're gonna try to win this thing." - UFM

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mshaf's picture

I`m sure his mom is very proud of him and I know his dad would be very proud to call him his son.Great kid and a great story.

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Hovenaut's picture

I don't know Myles Eckert, but as a father and a veteran, I'm damn proud of him.

God bless, young man.

(thank you for posting this, DB)

I am not very smart, but I recognize that I am not very smart.

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niblick's picture

god damn allergies

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Seattle Linga's picture

Shared with the family last night - hits all the right spots

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rbesr's picture

Shared the link with friends and family. There IS hope yet for our future!

 

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