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Old 05-17-2012, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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A Kentucky man purchased every last bit of inventory from a Kmart store that was two days away from shutting its doors. But he didn't keep the stuff for himself. Rankin Paynter gave it all way to a local charity.

Paynter spent a total of $200,000 to buy the goods, which ranged from clothes to office supplies. According to a video from WHDH Boston, Paynter was buying supplies for his business when the idea hit.

Kentucky man buys Kmart inventory, gives it all away | The Upshot - Yahoo! News
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:15 PM
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Location: Arlington, Virginia
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A Kentucky man purchased every last bit of inventory from a Kmart store that was two days away from shutting its doors. But he didn't keep the stuff for himself. Rankin Paynter gave it all way to a local charity.

Paynter spent a total of $200,000 to buy the goods, which ranged from clothes to office supplies. According to a video from WHDH Boston, Paynter was buying supplies for his business when the idea hit.

Kentucky man buys Kmart inventory, gives it all away | The Upshot - Yahoo! News
One thing I've noticed while residing in KY. A large number in this state will give you the shirt off of their back without hesitiation and will help you even if they hate you on the sole criteria of being their neighbor. Great story.
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