Theft Victim Receives Check After Grinch Steals Money Needed For Transplant
Posted January 9, 2004 4:52 a.m. EST
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Local radio listeners helped fill a need left by a dishonest person.
A Chapel Hill radio station presented Kerri Waller with a check Friday for more than $7,500.
Waller lost her purse that had $5,000 inside in December at a Wendy's restaurant in UNC Hospitals. The money was supposed to help with her husband's double lung transplant.
Dozens of listeners pitched in after hearing her story.