8-year-old boy leaves lovely surprise for his mailman in stifling heat
With the heat in parts of Virginia surpassing 100 degrees and humidity levels through the roof, delivering mail must be thirsty business.
Thankfully for a mailman in the city of Newport News, there's an 8-year-old who understands his pain.
Young Carmine McDaniel left out a cooler stuffed full of water and Gatorade on the porch of his house recently, with a note telling the mailman to dig in. "Have a good day :)" he added.
McDaniel explained his thinking to local reporters. "I just thought because it was really hot outside and I didn't want him to maybe pass out or anything, because they are really important so people can pay their bills and stuff like that and I didn't want him to pass out pretty much," he said.
"Water and Gatorade. Thank you. Oh my God, yeah," the mailman says as he discovers the box, in a video sent in to a local station by McDaniel's proud mother.
The world could do with a few more Carmine McDaniels.
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