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Florida man buys, sends 100 generators to Bahamas

Samson X Horne
Alec Sprague via FACEBOOK
Facebook user Alec Sprague said an unnamed man purchased more than 100 generators to send to the Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian releif efforts.

If society has you thinking otherwise, just remember: “There are still good people left in the world!”

Jacksonville, Fla., resident Alec Sprague wrote that in a Facebook post about witnessing an extremely generous and much needed act of kindness while visiting his local Costco store.

Sprague said that while he was headed to pick up a generator, he’d noticed an unnamed man purchasing more than 100 generators along with food to send to the Bahamas in attempt to aid the nation’s recovery from Hurricane Dorian.

“All I could do was shake his hand and thank him!” Sprague said in the post.

He added that the generators cost $450 apiece.

According to Jacksonville CBS-affiliate WKMG, his post was shared more than 17,000 times in three hours.

Sprague’s post suggested that the purchase was made through the “Errol Thurston Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund.”

The Associated Press reported that Dorian “destroyed or severely damaged thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics” after ravaging the island nation earlier this week.

At least 20 deaths were reported by Wednesday evening.

Samson X Horne is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Samson at 412-320-7845, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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