Man gives last generator to crying Lowe's customer

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

Pam Brekke had been waiting for days to buy hands on a generator in order to keep her sick father's oxygen supply powered, and traveled almost 30 miles to a Lowe's Home Improvement that had received a surprise shipment of about 200 generators on Thursday, WFTV-TV reported.

Brekke started crying, thinking about returning home empty-handed to a father who needed oxygen if the power went out.

Brekke's elderly father is on oxygen and she was anxious Irma would knock power out at her home, leaving the family without a way to help her dad.

Ramon Santiago insisted that Pam Brekke take his machine after he saw her burst into tears at a Lowe's store in the Conway area of Orlando on Thursday, per multiple reports.

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In Spanish, he said God put him in the right place at the right time to help Brekke and send a message about the importance of helping others. "It's OK. No worry for them".

"She need the generator", Santiago explained to WFTV.

Mr Santiago put his arms around Ms Brekke and they shared a warm embrace as he reassured her everything would be okay. She thanked him for his kindness during her hard time.

"I'm very overwhelmed by that man", Brekke said. "He's helping our family", Brekke exclaimed. On Friday, Santiago returned to Lowe's with WFTV to get his own generator for free from the store.

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