- A kindhearted lady identified as Lavonda Wright Myers has put a smile on the face of a secondary schoolboy who treks long hours to work
- After her first encounter with the 18-year-old boy named Jayden Sutton, Myers took it upon herself to get him a new car and made good with that vow
- Speaking on what inspired her kind gesture, the businesswoman said his heart and determination made her cry
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A young boy's hard work and positive approach to life has earned him a life-changing gesture from a stranger.
18-year-old secondary school student, Jayden Sutton who is from Cobb County, Georgia, US was surprised with a new whip by a kind woman who had given him a ride in her car.
Becauseofthemwecan reports that Jayden worked at a restaurant after school hours in a bid to raise money to fulfil his dream of getting a car.
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Determined against all odds, the young lad would trek about 7 miles every day after closing from school by 3:30 pm to do his shift of 6-7 hours at the restaurant.
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By the time he finished work and trekked back, Jayden would arrive home by 11:30 pm.
A date with destiny
On December 10, 2020, a lady identified as Lavonda Wright Myers was driving by when she saw the boy trekking in the rain.
The businesswoman offered him a ride and learnt about his touching story of how he trekked because of his inability to pay for Uber rides.
"Once I dropped him off to work, his heart and determination filled my eyes with tears.
"He said, 'Ma'am, I walk because I have to.'
"He was smiling in good spirits, and that's a child worth blessing,'' she told newsmen.
She immediately moved into action
Within days of setting the page, it received $6,635 in donations.
She bargained with a car dealer to bring a Honda price from $7,800 to $7,000 and added $635 of her own money to complete it.
Jayden was overwhelmed with joy and showered encomiums on Myers for the car gift.
In his words:
"I love her for it. I just want to thank you so much, you don't even understand how much.
"I knew that if I had to walk to work every day to get a car, that is what I was going to do. If you're doing something good or trying to reach a goal, keep doing it. You might get some help. That's what happened to me."
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Netizens shower encomiums on the kind lady
Wanda Morrison said:
"You are so amazing, My God continue to bless you so that you can be a blessing to others. This is also my prayer for others and myself as well."
Dynomite Jones stated:
"Lord !!!!Bless this child and u as well plus blessings towards anyone that took the time out to donate!!!!My heart is filled."
Michael Anderson wrote:
"Cuz you have always had a heart for other people even for me may God continue to bless you and may you never change reap the harvest he promised you!!! You shall and you will recover it all! Love you!!"
Sherri Wright opined:
"God Bless you abundantly for hearing Him and willing to do the work so God could put His Super on the natural!! You just ENLARGE YOUR TERRITORY and increased the faith of everyone that gave and that family!"
Boss gifts worker car after hearing he treks to work from midnight
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a boss had gifted his worker a new car after learning that the young man trekked from midnight to get to work.
After checking maps and seeing that he would need seven hours to get to Pelham, Walter decided to leave at midnight. He slept in the afternoon and woke at 12 am to begin his journey, New York Post had reported.
“I wanted to be there before 8. I wanted to beat the crew members there to let the company know how dedicated I am.”
When the young man arrived at his destination, and the people he was to help move their load heard his story, they were really amazed. Walter's boss read his viral story online and was wowed. He drove to his place and surprised him with a car.
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