A single mother in Nevada was shocked when her 13-year-old son came home one day and revealed that he had bought her a car. Krystal Preston posted about the surprise on Facebook, along with photos of her son, William, next to the family’s new 1999 white Chevrolet Metro.
“I completely lost it. I started balling my eyes out,” she wrote. “I am speechless … my 13-year-old son bought me a car.”
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The mother of three explained that William mows lawns and cleans yards to make some cash. The teen told local broadcast station KOLO-TV that he came across the car on Facebook and asked the woman selling it if he could trade for it or earn it. She eventually agreed.
When William told his mom about the car, she didn’t believe him at first. So he took her outside to show her that the woman selling it was waiting to give them a ride.
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Even on the way to get the car, Preston wrote that she still thought it was a joke. But when they arrived at the woman’s house, William said, “Mom, that’s your car.”
That’s when Preston broke out in tears. After being handed the keys and the paperwork, they took their new ride home.
“I am so proud of my son,” Preston wrote on Facebook. “He is such a good kid. He may have his days but OMG what 13-year-old kid do you know that buys his mom a car … William, I love you son and thank you.”
People who saw Preston’s story on Facebook, applauded the teen’s generosity.
“Seriously love him!!!! What a great boy you have raised !!!” one person commented.
“He is an amazing kid!” another said.
Yahoo Lifestyle has reached out to Preston for comment.
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