A young eight-year-old boy decided to sell off part of his Pokémon Trading Card collection in order to fund an otherwise unaffordable vets bill for the family puppy, Bruce.
As reported by Comicbook via News WYCB 5, Bryson Kilemann started to sell off his cards after hearing Bruce was diagnosed with parvo which is a gastrointestinal illness that when left untreated can be fatal for puppies.
The Kilemann family from a town called Lebanon in Virginia needed to pay a vet bill of around $700. Selflessly Bryson started selling his Pokémon cards on the side of the road to put towards the bill. His mother, Kimberly Woodruff then started a GoFundMe page with a target of $800 which in the end raised $1,900.
Bryson made $65 from his Pokémon sales in a single day and said to News WYCB 5: “I know everybody likes Pokémon cards so I just decided to sell them.” Of his sick dog, he said that he was “sad because usually my brother and sister play together, and I don’t have anybody to play with – so, I usually play with him.”
Being a selfless family all money left over from the successful GoFundMe campaign is going towards supporting other dogs in the area who also need treatment meaning Bryson was able to keep a lot of his beloved Pokémon cards. But you really have to respect the young guy who was happy to sell something clearly very special to him at the drop of a hat in other to help save their family puppy.
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