Jim Finch: Kentucky man hailed as hero for bringing truckload of food for Tornado victims

Finch drove down to Mayfield with a grill and a truck full of food and cooked for the victims of the calamity


                            Jim Finch: Kentucky man hailed as hero for bringing truckload of food for Tornado victims
Jim Finch is being hailed as a hero ([email protected])
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KENTUCKY, MAYFIELD: It's true that not all heroes wear a cape. A Kentucky man named Jim Finch was hailed as a 'hero' for the way he provided his assistance to those affected by the tornado in Kentucky. Finch drove down to Mayfield with a grill and a truck full of food and cooked for all those who were dealing with the consequences of the natural calamity.

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At least 94 people are confirmed dead across six states following one of the largest storm outbreaks in history. The human death toll is 80 in Kentucky alone. "That number is going to exceed 100," Governor Andy Beshear said at a press conference on Sunday, December 12. "This is the deadliest tornado we have ever had." Meanwhile, at least 109 people remain unaccounted for.

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Journalist Victor Ordonez talked to Finch and shared two clips of his conversation to get an insight as to what led him to go out of his way to help those in need. Ordonez also praised Finch for the kind and noble action.


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For the first video, Victor captioned, "This man drove half an hour with a grill and a truckload of food and parked right in the middle of Mayfield Kentucky."

On being asked in the video why he decided to help the affected, Finch said, "I know they don't have any electricity, so that means they don't have any restaurants, no running water so I just figured I would do what I could do, show up with some food and some water."

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In the second video, the journalist is seen asking Finch his reason for helping the victims and whether he runs a restaurant.

Finch said, "We trying to feed the people. We got hamburgers, chicken, I got sausage, egg. Just real simple stuff you can have and not worry about making a mess, grab and go type of food." On whether he owned a restaurant, Jim chuckled and said, "It just needed to be done."

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The second video was was captioned as, "Jim wore a smile the whole morning, we laugh when I asked if he had a restaurant. He shook his head, 'it just needed to be done,' he said."


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Everyone praised Finch for his generous and selfless deed, with one saying, "This is what a true hero and a real patriot looks like! Thank you! What an awesome human being! 'It just needed to be done.'”


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Another Twitter user said, "Every once in a while there is a story that gives you back a little of your faith in humanity. Thank you Jim Finch." Pointing out a distant possibility, one user tweeted, "Not all heroes wear capes. (However, I wonder how long before someone reports him, and he’s ticketed for not having a license to distribute/serve food)?!?"

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