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This Starving Cancer Patient Called 911 For Food And The Operator Delivered In A Big Way

"It was like a little miracle ringing in my ear."

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After returning home from cancer treatment, 81-year-old Clarence Blackmon realized he had an empty fridge but was unable to get food. He called 911 for help, and the best thing ever happened.

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Clarence doesn't have family nearby, so when he saw an empty fridge, he knew he had to call 911.

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He told the 911 operator, "Whatever you can do to help. I can't do anything. I can't go anywhere. I can't get out of my damn chair."

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The 911 operator, Marilyn Hinson, immediately knew she had to help.

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After the call she asked police officers to help her, and of course they dropped everything to get Clarence some groceries.

Clarence is now being "flooded" with donations! He's also giving back. He told ABC11, "I want everyone that goes hungry, or lives under a bridge, at least they can go to the Salvation Army. They can get some good food."

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