A Kentucky-born man, Jim Finch, has been hailed as a hero after deciding to drive down to Mayfield and cook food for the people dealing with the aftermath of the tornadoes that struck the state over the weekend.
The total loss of life due to the tornadoes is still unclear and it is feared there could be as many as 100 people dead.
Journalist Victor Ordoñez posted two videos of him speaking with Jim Finch and praising him for the work he was doing for the community after the tornado.
— Victor Ordoñez (@TheOrdonezTimes) December 12, 2021
The first video posted had the caption: “This man drove half an hour with a grill and a truckload of food and parked right in the middle of Mayfield Kentucky.
In the video, 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.”
Ordoñez posted another video of him speaking to Finch and asking whether there was any specific reason he was helping.
Finch said: “We trying to feed the people. We got hamburgers, chicken, I got sausage, egg.
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SOURCE: Newsweek, Gerrard Kaonga