Pay It Forward: Strangers donate vehicle to family in need to transport daughter for leukemia

A gigantic white limo rumbled up the gravel driveway and onto a wooded lot. The sweet ride was for 3-year-old Lauryn Newsome, a young girl who deserves to be treated like a star.

Lauryn has leukemia. J.D. Limousine picked her up at home.

Lauryn, her parents, brother and sister were not sure where they were headed. But they soon found out.

The Newsome family bought a car back in September. They say the car had trouble right away and needed new brakes and a new engine. They bought a warranty, but it wasn't honored.

So without a working vehicle, they needed a way to get Lauryn from their home in Spotsylvania to her treatments in Washington D.C.

When they arrived at their destination Thursday, they got quite a surprise.

Katie Quinton and Chris Milleson have kids of their own. Katie saw the Newsome family's story on FOX 5 and it hit close to home.

Quinton's own sister died of cancer as a teenager. So she did what seemed natural and donated her own 2011 Honda Pilot to the Newsomes.

Quinton and Milleson own Extreme Custom Collision in Woodbridge. They like cars and they like to help other people.

"The definition of true wealth is the gratification you get from helping others," said Milleson.

Lauryn's mother, Elizabeth, cried and hugged the generous donors.

"Words can't express how great it is to have people want to help and show their gratitude,” said Josh Newsome, Lauryn's father. “Of course, your friends and neighbors do. But strangers? It's really special. It's really nice. We're really appreciative. I think you have some new friends. I think we do and that's great. The more, the merrier.”

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