Businessman gives $1.1 million to students affected by wildfire

Real estate magnate Bob Wilson handed out $1,000 checks to every student and staffer at Paradise High School in California following the devastating Camp Fire in the region.
1:03 | 11/28/18

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Most of the students and staff at paradise high school in northern California lost everything in the recent wildfire but they now have something to brighten their days a little something here a businessman from the other end of the state. Is giving each of them a check for 1000. Dollars. It's more than a thousand checks by the way totaling more than a million dollars. Bob Wilson is his name says. It's their money and they can do whatever they want with it. This so much everyone's very very welcome. Do you have any idea what's your mind news. I have now it's. Dozens of high schools learned the how these times of his life and he wants to tear up the students. He says taking their minds off the disaster for even a short time is more than enough compensation. He says is often donated money and has no idea what happens with that stuff that's not bad for those who earth if you're feeling like being charitable. Bank account could do with a little. Fifth at which yet exactly.

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