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October 18, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/13/2013

"The demeanor in that whole department is kind of a bummer."

-- Gregory Parady

Gregory Parady was buying some bikes at Walmart for a charity event when he overheard a woman talking about how she had to cancel her layaway purchases.

So Parady donated $20,000 to help pay down balances of almost 80 customers at Walmart in The Villages.

Those who got their entire accounts paid off included a single mom and an elderly woman battling cancer who was about to give up on getting a TV. The woman asked Parady if he was Ashton Kutcher, the actor who created a prank reality TV show. The single mom began to cry.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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