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Strangers Buy Car For Hard-Working Kid In Rockwall

Strangers Buy Car For Hard-Working Kid In Rockwall


THAT SCULPTURE WILL BE MADE A BRONZE AND TEXAS LIMESTONE. NEW HERE AT 10:00, IT STARTED WITH A MAN GIVING A STRANGER RIDE TO WORK AND ENDED WITH AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY BUYING THAT STRANGER A CAR. IN FACT THEY RAISED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR THIS YOUNG MAN WORKING HARD TO GET AHEAD IN LIFE. MARIANNE MARTINEZ REPORTING LIVE. NO MORE WALKING, BABY. Reporter: THAT’S JUSTIN CORVA IN THE ORANGE SHIRT. IT STARTED LAST WEEK ON TUESDAY. JUSTIN WAS WALKING THE THREE MILES IT TAKES HIM TO GET TO WORK. THE 20-YEAR-OLD HASN’T HAD A CAR IN MONTHS AFTER HIS CAR BROKE DOWN. ANDY MITCHELL PULLED OVER, OFFERING HIM A RIDE. WE TALK ABOUT REAL DEEP STUFF, LIKE FAMILY STUFF, YOU KNOW. EVEN RELIGIOUS STUFF. Reporter: MITCHELL DECIDED HE WAS GOING TO HELP JUSTIN, WHO LIVES WITH HIS AUNT AND IS TRYING TO GET ON HIS FEET GET A CAR. I HAVE BEEN WALKING BECAUSE I KNOW IF I WORK HARD ENOUGH, YOU KNOW, I CAN GET A CAR. Reporter: BY FRIDAY ANDY MITCHELL RAISED OVER $5,000 WITH PEOPLE CHIPPING IN $20 OR $30, WHATEVER THEY COULD. THE TOYOTA DEALERSHIP HERE IN ROCK WALL GOT IN ON THE ACTION AS WELL, HELPING TO CUT THEM A SPECIAL PRICE ON THE CAMRY SO IT COULD MAKE ITS WAY TO JUSTIN. NOW NEITHER THE PEOPLE HERE AT THE DEALERSHIP OR THE ORIGINAL DO GOODER ANDY MITCHELL WANTED TO SPEAK TO US ON CAMERA SAYING THEY DID NOT DO THIS TO TRY TO GET ANY KIND OF RECOGNITION. THEY SIMPLY WANTED TO HELP JUSTIN. Reporter: JUSTIN SAYS THE 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY HAS CHANGED HIS LIFE. HE WON’T HAVE TO TAKE JOBS BASED ON WALKING DISTANCE. I WANT TO GIVE SOMEBODY ELSE A CAR WHO DESERVES IT. Reporter: PAYING IT FORWARD IS ALL THE PEOPLE WHO HELP

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