An Uber Rider Pays Off The Driver's Unpaid College Fee So She Could Go Back And Graduate

An Uber Rider Pays Off The Driver's Unpaid College Fee So She Could Go Back And Graduate

Good people do exist in this world!

We often hear stories of good samaritans going to extreme lengths to help others and they do so selflessly. These are the kind of people who believe in sharing what they have so that those in need may have a better shot at life. One such heart-warming story came out of Atlanta where an Uber driver got the surprise of her life when her ride paid off her unpaid college fee so she could go back, finish her education, and graduate.

As reported by WSBTV, Latonya Young was the driver who picked up her rider at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and a conversation began in the car. Young is a 43-year-old single mother who works at a salon during the day and is an Uber driver at nights. She revealed to the rider that she was $700 short and had to drop out of Georgia University because she could not afford the payment.

She got a call, a couple of days later, from the University asking her to register for classes again. As it turned out, Kevin Esch, the benevolent stranger had paid off her fee. Young said that she felt so grateful that she worked extra hard to maintain her grades and voila, a few weeks later, the then-stranger was attending her graduation ceremony with her. Faith in humanity, totally restored.

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