She posted her frustrations online and hours later ABC7 News Reporter J.R. Stone took things a bit farther by posting pictures of the bicycle on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Within hours the Bay Area responded. Dozens of random people offering bicycles and money to Nguyen.
She says she wasn’t looking for anything but was overwhelmed by the amazing responses, so much so that she broke down crying when we spoke with her. As someone who is used to caring for children, she says she still can’t believe that the community cared enough to help her.
“The outpouring of love from people I’ve never met was really touching,” said Nguyen.
She’s now in the process of looking at two bicycles that were offered to her.
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