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Bracing for Irma, woman meets ‘an angel from God’

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 09/08/17


Hurricane Irma could barrel towards Florida as early as this weekend and anxious residents preparing for the storm in Orlando are leaning on each other at local stores to grab what’s left of important supplies. Pam Brekke was next in line at a Lowe’s hardware store when she was turned away in tears after the last generator was sold to the person ahead of her in line. “My father is on oxygen and I’m worried about this storm,” she said. Workers didn’t know whether more supplies and generators would be coming, but after a couple of minutes, one man decided he didn’t want Brekke to wait any longer. “He’s an angel from God is what he is,” Brekke said. Ramon Santiago saw Brekke in tears and handed over his generator. “She needed the generator. It’s okay. No worry for them,” Santiago said.

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