Son Wants To Buy Late Father’s Squad Car But Is Outbid –Only For Highest Bidder To Give Him The Keys
Sep 07, 2020 by apost team
Tanner Brownlee has been trying to collect as many items of significance related to his late father as possible since he was lost in the line of duty as a police officer. Shortly after his father's passing, he was presented with items such as the motorcycle jacket that his father used as an officer. It was in 2015 when Tanner heard that his father's old police cruiser would be up for auction that he started to look for ways to acquire it.
This included an online fundraising page. During these efforts, Tanner was able to raise nearly $3500. This amount was still far behind the value of the car and he was worried that he would not be able to acquire it. That was until a generous stranger stepped up and did the unthinkable – he bought the car at the auction and gifted it to Brownlee.
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It was at the age of 15 that Tanner Brownlee lost his father. According to Denver7, his father was a police officer and he was lost acting in the line of duty in 2010. Since his father passed, Tanner has tried to collect as many items of significance as possible related to him.
One of the items that he wanted was his father's old squad car. He went to great effort to purchase the car at an auction, but, things did not go as planned. It is what happened next that was truly amazing and it is a story that has caught the attention of viewers around the world.
Tense Moments at the Auction
The police cruiser that Tanner wanted to acquire was valued at $12,500. What truly shocked him was when one of the bidders offered $60 thousand for the car. This huge bid easily earned the bidder the right to the car. He was a local rancher named Steve Wells.
It was at this moment that Tanner believed that there was no hope of achieving his goal of getting his dad's old police cruiser. At that moment, the unexpected occurred.
An Amazing Act of Generosity
Steve turned to Tanner and dropped the keys in front of him. He told him that the car was his. It was a beautiful moment of generosity and Tanner was left overwhelmed. He got up and embraced Steve for his kindness and generosity.
It is this amazing moment that has captured the attention of viewers around the world that were delighted to find out that Tanner was able to get ahold of his dad's old police cruiser after all. This video continues to bring in new views every day and is a must-see.
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