The Kindness of Strangers Tipped Promise

John “Captain Jay” Burki and his companion Dreamer were without their home, a boat named Promise. It was grounded after Tropical Storm Debby came through the area in June. To make matters worse the city was fining him $93 a day and threatened to hack up his home if it wasn’t off the beach by Aug. 1. Over 40 strangers showed up to beat the tide and brave the lighting from an approaching storm to free the boat. The kindness shared changed everything.

Read more- http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/grounded-sailboat-freed-from-gulfport-beach/1243509

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