A Buffalo teenager who managed to sweep after George Floyd’s protests was generously rewarded for his efforts.
Antonio Gwynn Jr., an 18-year-old high school student, was offered to Medaille College on a full scholarship and could graduate into the 2004 Ford Mustang Convertible, a gift of a grateful local carried by a young teenager. initiative according to reports.
He even gets a one-year free auto insurance with the permission of a local businessman.
“I had to help him,” said Bob Briceland of Briceland Insurance. Buffalo’s WKBW-TV. “We just have to put our whole city together and show people how good people are here.”
Like other cities in the country, Buffalo was shot with demonstrations in Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd’s May 25 police custody.
After seeing the damage to his hometown, Gwynn bought a broom on Monday and the wreckage was cleared at 2 on Monday and continued straight for 10 hours.
When the volunteers appeared later in the day, they already found the youth difficult at work, According to CNN.
Matt Block saw the story in local news and moved enough to deliver the young to the mustang of the dream car.
“I couldn’t deal with selling it and it was a good way for me to get rid of it and get to know someone who would understand it,” he told WKBW.
Unaware of Block, the car has a special significance for Gwynn.
“The car he sent me was the same car that my mother bought first,” Gwynn said, adding that his mother died in 2018. “The same color, everything is the same.”