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Culture Beat / May 12, 2020

Man Helps Hitchhiking 93-Year-Old Fulfill Sweet Mission for Wife

A Good Samaritan helps keep a couple’s years-long Hershey bar tradition alive.

“Love can make people do things they’d never normally consider — like hitchhiking. Back in late April, real estate agent Richard Farmer of San Marcos, California, was on his way home for a lunch break when he noticed an elderly man standing with a walker and holding his thumb out. Richard turned his car around to ask if he needed help. Then, the two embarked on a mission to carry on a treasured tradition. The man, 93-year-old Mike Cain, explained he needed to get to a local 99-cent store. So Richard hopped out of his car, spent the next 15 minutes wiping down the interior with Clorox wipes, donned a mask and gloves, then drove Mike the one-and-a-half miles to his destination.”

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