Cancer Patient Who Called 911 for Food Has Wish to Feed Others

Clarence Blackmon, 81, hopes that the generosity that put food in his home will be extended to others.
1:47 | 05/14/15

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Recovered right now. From desperation to delight clear it's black with its full stop ringing today. With folks offering food and help. Scheme candy and postal tomorrow. You know and it that in the bank chief and then. Mitch cucumbers and remains that joy a far cry from his desperate 911 call for help just 24 hours earlier. Sobel that media tablet. Couric could become a citizen of historic and very recent food the coat patented beauty company. Yesterday after months in the hospital for cancer treatments in rehab the veteran returned to a stable home with no food no war. No way to get any but I'm what what operator who took the call and fatal police delivered some groceries in person. And many view poured out your hearts would overwhelming golfers to help. From an empty refrigerator yesterday the Shelton counter tops overflowing today with food folks are calling us directly folks are calling call center. Folks are down on 11. Basically saying how can we help mr. blackness. A lot of you wanted to know how and why mr. Blackman wound up in that situation we did too so we contacted DSS officials. The director told me today that they weren't even aware of his plight until we told him about it apparently the private rehab sooner that this charged mr. Blackman. Failed to notify anyone that he was going home. A DS just workers spent several hours today with Blackman they're now taking care of his needs and as for those donations. Clerks Blackmun just ask you send them to the Salvation Army. To help others I'm walked. To have every. President and not because they had hardened area and I'm grinch. They saying about Salvation Army they may have to listen to a sermon and then get through food.

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