- Tyler Perry has selflessly paid the grocery bills of multiple senior shoppers all over New Orleans
- The generosity started in 44 local stores and expanded to another 29 locations
- Store owners and senior shoppers have expressed their gratitude for Perry's undeniable kindness during these trying times
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Tyler Perry put his hand in his pocket to help the elderly in his home town of New Orleans, USA.
The elderly are super venerable right now with the coronavirus pandemic going around and deserve every bit of help that is given to them.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Perry graciously footed the bill for all every single elderly shopper at not just one but multiple grocery stores in his home town.
Perry started on pensioners' Wednesdays with 44 Kroger stores in Atlanta and then branched out to 29 other locations in his hometown of New Orleans – what a phenomenal act of kindness.
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Kroger spokesperson for Atlanta Felix Turner told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution how senior shoppers were truly surprised by Perry’s kindness. Their faces lit up and their hearts were filled with happiness. The store and senior shoppers are beyond grateful!
“Senior and higher-risk Kroger shoppers in metro Atlanta did receive a nice surprise at the register this morning when they learned Tyler Perry had paid their grocery tab in full.
“We would like to join our customers in thanking Mr Perry for his kindness and generosity during this unprecedented pandemic.”
A shopper, 64-year-old Phil Kloer, expressed his gratitude, telling the publication that he was ‘dumbstruck’ when he was told he didn’t have to pay his $290 (R5k) bill thanks to Mr Perry.
In other news, there's no doubting the effect the coronavirus has had and people around the world have been living in fear. However, the recent recovery made by one man should bring hope to those fearing the worst.
It's been well documented that the Covid-19 strain has the most devastating effects on the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions.
Peter Kerpen met both criteria and recently tested positive for the dreaded virus. Not only is Peter 75 years of age, he's also been living with limited lung function.
Despite this, he was recently discharged after making a remarkable recovery.
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