A bus driver from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, received a surprise years in the making when he finally got the chance to go to the Super Bowl — and it’s all thanks to the community he serves.
Gary Kelmer, or Mr. Gary, has been a school bus driver for decades. He’s also a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan. With his beloved Eagles set to square off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, few were more excited than Gary.
“My father took me to Franklin Field in 1960 for the NFL championship,” Gary told CBS Philly, recalling how far his fanhood went.
Now, that won’t be the only championship game the 66-year-old will get to attend to support his favorite team. Thanks to the generosity of his community, Gary has received an amazing surprise.
In the video below, Gary drove his bus to his last stop only to find a huge crowd of students and parents waiting for him. In front of the crowd were two young girls holding up Super Bowl tickets!
According to CBS Philly, parents and students were so overwhelmed by Gary’s daily kindness that they raised more than $5,000 in five days to send him and his wife to the big game in Minneapolis.
Check out the amazing surprise in the video below, and please SHARE it on Facebook!
Photo: CBS Philly
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