8-year-old boy turns $20 into a priceless gift for a solider

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TOLEDO, Ohio – An eight-year-old boy who acted beyond his years decided to pay it forward to a solider he had just met after he discovered a small amount of money in the parking lot of a restaurant.

In early February, according to CBS News, eight-year-old Myles Eckert and his family had gone to eat at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Toledo, which is near the Ohio Air National Guard base. Eckert was very excited when he discovered the $20 bill in the restaurant’s parking lot as he and his family was heading inside. Eckert says at first he thought about getting a video game with the money, but when he saw a solider inside he changed his mind.

Instead, Eckert did something selfless and full of honor. He wrapped the $20 bill inside of a post-it note he wrote a message on and gave it…

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