Secret Santa Surprises Bedridden Man With Cerebral Palsy, Gifting Him a Repaired Ramp for Family's Van
Ahead of the holiday, one man got the best Christmas gift he could have asked for.
An Idaho man has spent nearly every day of 2016 cooped up inside his home due to a broken ramp in his family's van, that is, until he received a Christmas miracle.
Jake Berry, 24, bedridden and wheelchair-bound due to a lifelong struggle with Cerebral Palsy, had been forced to stay home for a year.
In a contest organized by EastIdahoNews.com, a Secret Santa asked the news outlet to give away $100,000 to deserving people in the area. When the site discovered the story of the Berry clan, they made a house call.
Berry's single mother of three, Danette, may have been in on the surprise when a reporter from EastIdahoNews.com came to the door, but she was unaware of additional shocks the organization had.
In addition to paying for a new ramp, which costs about $3,000, the family got $1,500 in Lowe's gift cards to do some home repairs.
"Thank you so much," Jake said, beaming. "That means a lot to me."
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