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These teens push stranded woman’s car 5 miles to her home

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When a woman’s car broke down in Canada, three kind teenagers joined forces to push it all the way to her front door.

Teens push stranger’s car 9km to her home

A late-night run to the donut shop turned into a roadside rescue for three teenagers living near Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The night ended with them pushing a stranded stranger’s car for hours, and hopes that their actions will be an inspiration to others.

‘They couldn’t leave this lady stranded, so these young men pushed a stranger’s car..........9km. Please share the crap out of this so these young men can get the props they deserve. Well done Billy, Bailey and Aeron.’
Facebook user Dan Morrison posted a picture of the teens, adding: ‘They couldn’t leave this lady stranded, so these young men pushed a stranger’s car……….9km. Please share the crap out of this so these young men can get the props they deserve. Well done Billy, Bailey and Aeron.’ Source: Facebook/DanMorrison

The woman couldn’t afford a tow truck, so the teens decided to push the car to the woman’s home

Aeron McQuillin, 18, Bailey Campbell, 17, and Billy Tarbett, 15, were headed to a store in Ontario around 1 a.m. last week when they spotted a woman’s car in the middle of the road.

“We noticed there was a car smoking,” Campbell told InsideEdition.com.

The teens said they pulled over to help inspect the car and realised it wasn’t going to run, so they first pushed it into the nearest parking lot. 

“We decided to get the car out of the road because it’s not really the best place to have a broken down car,” McQuillin said. 

The woman couldn’t afford a tow truck, so the teens then went a step further. After some discussion, the teens decided to push the Chevy Cobalt to the woman’s home. Another bystander, Dan Morrison, offered to give the teens a ride back when they were done.

“We ended up pushing her car roughly 5 miles to her house that night,” McQuillin said. “About 20-30 minutes in, our calves hurt and we were like, ‘This is getting really tiring’ but we just kept going. We pushed through the pain.”

The woman steered as they made the journey, and they played music on a Bluetooth speaker to keep them motivated.

Morrison followed behind with his high beams on to make sure they were safe. 

McQuillin said he hopes their good deed inspires others.

“Kids our age have a stigma that they’re all lazy and they’re always up to no good,” McQuillin said. “This just goes to show that not every kid our age is bad as well as that people shouldn’t be afraid to lend a helping hand.” 

Source: InsideEdition

“The next morning we all woke up to our phones blowing up with messages and Facebook notifications from total strangers, showing their appreciation and gratitude for our random act of kindness. On behalf of Bailey, Billy and myself—thank you so much to everyone for the kind words and offers of gifts. We hope more people can learn from this situation and not be afraid to lend a helping hand to those in need.”
One of the teens, Aeron McQuillin, shared his side of the story on Facebook “The next morning we all woke up to our phones blowing up with messages and Facebook notifications from total strangers, showing their appreciation and gratitude for our random act of kindness. On behalf of Bailey, Billy and myself—thank you so much to everyone for the kind words and offers of gifts. We hope more people can learn from this situation and not be afraid to lend a helping hand to those in need.” Source: Facebook/AeronMcQuillin
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