MEDFORD, Ore. — Millions of people across the world now know the story of a local boy and his honest actions.
Last week, 11-year-old Steven Cruthirds found a drivers license and decided to write a letter and send the license back to its owner, Jacob Fry.
In the letter, Steven, who also has special needs, requested nothing in return but that Fry pay the favor forward. Fry was touched by the gesture and decided to post the letter on several social media sites like reddit on Tuesday night. The post racked up 2 million posts in 24 hours.
Fry also decided to track down Steven, and gave him a gift of a Lego set to thank the boy for what he did. Both Fry and Steven plan to spend more time together, and feel they were brought together in the ability to share their story.
With all the feedback that the post has gotten on several social media platforms, Fry has set up an online fund for Steven to help out with his special needs. He thinks that is the best way to pay it forward as Steven requested.