After waiting in line for hours, man offers last generator to stranger

Man gives up last generator at Lowe's to woman in need before Hurricane Irma hits

Pam Brekke needed a generator and was at a Lowe's in Central Florida.

Pam Brekke traveled almost 30 miles to a Lowe's location that had received a surprise shipment of 216 generators at 7 a.m. Her father-in-law would not be able to survive that long without his oxygen supply.

There were 200 generators in stock at 7 a.m., and red-vested Lowe's workers were unloading them, distributing each one to customer after customer in line.

She broke down in tears when she just missed the last generator at the store. She, like many, was trying to purchase an emergency generator to keep power going for her father who can not survive without an oxygen machine.

A stranger, Ramon Santiago, who at the time didn't know why Brekke was crying, randomly approached her with his generator, and offered it to his fellow Floridian.

"That's a attractive man right there", Brekke says in the video, as the man wipes away tears. "It's okay. No worry for them", Santiago said. If there were one more generator, it would have been hers.

Santiago couldn't say much to Brekke because of a language barrier, but that didn't stop him from helping someone in need.

This simple act brought Brekke in tears again, but for a different reason.

Ms Brekke said she was "overwhelmed" by Mr Santiago's generosity. "He's helping our family".

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