- A boy's life experienced a huge financial transformation after his kind gesture to a crying customer at the retail store where he worked
- John Lopez Jr. worked as a cashier at the store and was touched when a female customer couldn't pay for groceries she had picked
- Lopez Jr. out of compassion comforted the crying woman and used $110 N45k from his savings to offset her bill
A teenager became a millionaire in an instant thanks to the kindness he showed a poor woman.
Cross Map reports that John Lopez Jr. worked as a cashier at Walmart retail store in America when he encountered the distressed lady.
The woman had picked groceries but sobbed as she couldn't settle the bills.
Legit.ng gathered that the 19-year-old came to her rescue by using his savings to pay for the woman's $110 (N45k) purchase.
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His kind gesture made way for him
It was said that a lady who witnessed the incident took a snap of the lad and shared his story on social media.
The story inspired people to start a GoFundMe campaign for him.
The campaign got numerous donations well over $37,000 (N15,226,240).
Lopez. Jr said his parents taught him to help people in need
Lopez Jr. has stated that he learnt kindness from his parents who taught him to help someone in need and raise a downcast fellow up.
In an interview with CBS News, he said:
“My parents basically taught me if someone needs help you should be able to help them and if someone is down, bring them up.”
It is noteworthy that the incident was recorded in 2018.
Young lady surprises Oyinbo boy with N74k shoes he couldn't afford
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a young lady had put smiles on the face of an Oyinbo boy as she bought him shoes he couldn't afford at a mall.
Understanding Compassion reported that the young black student identified as Tinyia Frank was shopping at a mall in Ohio, USA when she had an encounter with a lad named Jordan.
Tinyia was shopping for a pair of shoes that would match her pants when she saw the sad-looking boy with his dad.
Upon learning what the situation was, told him to take any shoe of his choosing. Jordan eventually settled for a $180 (N74k) which the young lady surprisingly paid for.