Transcript for Teen Buys Car for Friend
The true story of friendship. A teenage girl gets the graduation gift of a lifetime from her parents. A brand-new car. After having it for just a few months, she trades it in. And you won't believe why. Here's abc's tai hernandez. Reporter: Like 17-year-old girls often do, chandler LAKEFIELD and McKenzie became instant best friends last spring. Sharing their love of running track and fishing. It's no surprise when chandler's parents bought her a cherry-red jeep for graduation, the best friends were always in it. But mackenzie's family only had one car. That means mackenzie had to rely on rides from her friends. I would text someone. It would be when I got off, he's picking me up. That was stressing me out. Reporter: Watching her friend struggle gave chandler an idea. God said on my heart, he wanted me to do something big. Reporter: To help mackenzie, she sacrificed her jeep. If a need is there, she's going to help in some way. Reporter: Her plan, to trade in her new car to buy two older ones. One for herself and the other for mackenzie. A 2002 acura suv. A lot of people wouldn't give up their seat on a bus, adults. And she's so just kind and generous. Reporter: All that was left to do was give it to her. Are you serious? I started crying. I never in a million years would have thought something like that would have happened to me. It's just honor to me how it's helped out with mackenzie. Reporter: The friends may just be teenagers. This morning, they're teaching us a lesson about selflessness and true friendship.
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