Here's What a Teenager Did When Her Dad Paid His Last Child Support Payment with 80,000 Pennies

When Avery Sanford‘s father left his final child support payment in the form of 80,000 pennies, she decided to pay it forward.

The 18 -year-old said to CBS affiliate WTVR that she was ” scandalized” when her father left the pennies outside of her and her mom’s home last-place month after her 18 th birthday.

” It’s not just my momma he’s trying to mortifies ,” she said of her papa, who she she hasn’t spoken to in years.” It’s also me and my sister and it’s upsetting that he didn’t believe that before he did this .”

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” When I was in the middle of class, my papa come here to ,” she continued.” He had rented a trailer. He pulled up in front of the house and turned the trailer on it is therefore dumped out all the pennies on the grass .”

” My mummy came out while it was happening and didn’t recognize him at first and she requested,’ What are you dumping on my lawn ?'” Avery said.” And he said,’ It’s your final child supporter fee ,’ and that’s when she realized who it was .”

While she was hurt by her father’s actions, Avery ultimately decided that she wanted to shape something positive out of the moment.

She donated the 80,000 pennies to Safe Harbor, a sanctuary for those who are experiencing or have knowledge domestic violence, sexual violence, or human trafficking.

” Turning around and gifting that coin to mummies and children in need, I feel like that really turns such a situation into a positive one ,” she said.” You can learn a lesson from it .”

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