Young father gets flooded with donations after returning $1.2k accidentally sent to him

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GOOD DEED: Gerrell McAllister 

A YOUNG father’s good deed has been rewarded after he returned $1,200 mistakenly given to him.

Gerrell McAllister has been inundated with generous donations after returning the large sum that was accidentally paid into his PayPal account.

The 28-year-old, father to a five-year-old daughter, said he got a notification from the money transfer service alerting him to the fact.

“It said, ‘You’ve got money!’” he told BuzzFeed. “So I’m thinking, ‘You’ve got jokes!’”

The funds were sent by 30-year-old Melissa Trusler’s father as a birthday present to help her with the sofa she recently purchased. McAllister noted returning the funds was painful, but he knew it was the right thing to do, despite falling on hard times since the death of his mother last year.

“To me, it was kind of a no-brainer,” Gerrell told The Independent. “I knew it wasn’t mine. Nobody would send that…

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