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6-Year-Old Trades in Birthday Money for Disney World Trip for Food to Feed Dorian Evacuees

A South Carolina 6-year-old had been saving up to go to Disney World, but the child found a better use for his money when Hurricane Dorian threatened his plans.

Jermaine Bell decided to use the money to help feed those impacted by the hurricane, according to ABC affiliate WJBF-TV.

“Free hotdogs,” Jermaine shouted near South Carolina Highway 125 in Allendale.

The child, who turns 7 years old on Sept. 8, traded in his birthday money for hot dogs, chips and water to serve coastal South Carolina evacuees, WJBF reported.

“The people that are traveling to go to places, I wanted them to have some food to eat, so they can enjoy the ride to the place that they’re going to stay at,” Jermaine told the news station.

“I wanted to be generous and live to give,” he added.

He stationed two handcrafted signs on each end of the highway and served nearly 100 evacuees in the area about 90 miles west of Charleston, WJBF reported.

“Want me to pray for you?” Jermaine asked a family of evacuees.

Jermaine’s grandmother Aretha Grant, who was with Jermaine, told the child the evacuees weren’t able to bring everything with them.

“He actually even prayed for a family while they were here in reference to their house being OK when they got back, so that was really tear-dropping,” Grant said.

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