Florida man selflessly gives last generator in store to crying woman

Marsha Scott
September 10, 2017

Pam Brekke, who traveled nearly 30 miles from her Sanford home to the Orlando store, was next in line to purchase a generator when she watched workers load the final unit onto a cart for the customer who was standing before her in line.

Her father has a medical condition and depends on oxygen.

A generous man has handed over the last generator in a U.S. store to a crying woman. As the News Journal reports, residents are searching for plywood, generators, sandbags and water "with mixed success".

"She need the generator". She said she experienced the hurricanes of 2004 and knew what was coming.

"She need the generator", Santiago, whose first language isn't English, said.

After learning the last generator was sold, Pam Brekke - who was next in line - got turned away in tears.

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Then Santiago, having given up the generator to someone who desperately needed it, went back to his shopping.

Enter Ramon Santiago of Orlando.

"That's a attractive man right there", she said. "It's okay. No worry for them". "He's helping our family", Brekke said.

Brekke said it's encouraging to see people help one another during such a stressful time.

However after Alvarez spoke with the managers at the Lowe's store, they made a plan and she and Santiago later returned to the store where she presented him with his own generator - for free.

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