Homeless Vet Who Saved A Woman With His Last $20 Buys House

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A homeless veteran who used his last $20 to fill up a stranded woman's tank of gas has bought a house with the money raised from charitable donations.

Overcome by his generosity, Kate McClure set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for Johnny Bobbitt Jr., which quickly went viral.

With the help of 14,300 people, donations surpassed more than $400,000, allowing Bobbitt, 34, with enough funds to reintegrate into a normal life.  

"The feeling is indescribable and (it’s) all thanks to the support and generosity that each and every one of you has shown," Bobbitt wrote on the GoFundMe page. "I'll continue to thank you every single day for the rest of my life."

Bobbitt, a former ammunition technician in the Marines and talented paramedic from North Carolina, said he had become homeless after a mix of "bad decisions and bad situations," but was hoping for an opportunity to turn his life around, and help others who are also in need.

Now that Bobbitt has these funds, he's making sure he's sticking to his word.

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