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Boy saves for Playstation, then gives money away

shine.yahoo.com Published: April 23, 2014
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When you’re a kid, having enough money to buy your favorite toy is a big deal. So it’s pretty amazing that a 9-year-old boy dropped his plan to buy himself a PlayStation 4 in order to purchase 100 smoke detectors for his neighbors, according to Yahoo Shine.



Hector Montoya of Grand Prairie, Texas, has spent the past few years saving his allowance and birthday money. After accumulating $305, he decided he would purchase the $400 game console when he had socked away enough cash. However, in late January, while watching the news, he learned about a mother and son who had died in a house fire. “Hector couldn’t understand why the family didn’t have smoke detectors,” Tanah Montoya, Hector’s mother, tells Yahoo Shine. “He said, ‘But mom, we have one in our home.’”

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