GA teen sends college wish list in the air with balloons, a stranger answers

Posted at 5:48 AM, Aug 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-09 05:48:00-04

MACON CO., GA (WALB) - A Georgia teen's prayers were answered recently when she sent up balloons asking for help buying supplies for college.

Mykehia Curry needed some dorm supplies before starting as a freshman at Albany State University this fall.

The Macon teen was unsure about how her family was going to get the money to pay for the items, so she wrote a note to God, attached it to balloons and sent it up.

WMGT reports that Jerome Jones found the balloons and note while working at a construction site.

Jones is also a part-time minister and both he and his church decided to help.

He tracked Mykehia down and delivered a mini-fridge and a comforter to Curry's home Tuesday morning.

"She was like you really going to bring me a refrigerator and I said yes," said Jones.

Mykehia is heading to Albany State to pursue a degree in nursing.

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