Reward for honest kid who returned man's driver's license

This is the sweetest story. Prepare to cry.

Reward for honest kid who returned man's driver's license

A few days ago, a young boy named Steven Cruthirds found a driver's license belonging to a Jacob Fry lying on the footpath while he was playing outside with friends.

Steven was worried that Fry would get in trouble without his license so he posted it back to him along with a handwritten letter.

Jacob uploaded a pic of the letter to Reddit and the story has since gone viral.

The letter reads:

"Dear mr.

"I found your driver licence in the street. I thought that you will really need it back so I thought it would be a nice thing to do."

"And I hope that when you see something like this, you will do the same thing,"

Sincerely, Steven".

Jacob, touched by the boy's thoughtfulness, wanted to reward his kindness so he paid him a visit. And although Steven didn't expect a reward, Jacob brought along a Star Wars Lego set and 10 dollars.

Steven was a little stunned by the online reaction to his simple act and explained why he did it.

"If somebody loses something important and that they care about, I know they would want to get it back again," he said.

"Since it was his license, I knew he would want that back and because he needed it. I didn't think of a reward, I just wanted him to have it back."

On meeting Steven, Jacob learned that he is mildly autistic. Jacob has since set up a fundraising page which aims to raise €1000 for Steven to use how he wishes.

On the fundraising page, Jacob explains why he wanted to raise the money.

"I want him to know that good deeds are worth doing, and that he is a special young man, who is kind, and thoughtful."

Fry says that Steven is excited about the money but - in another unbelievable act of kindness - he plans to donate it to a local charity in his area to help a young girl who is battling cancer.

Steven's mother told the Mail Tribune that she is very proud of her son.

"For the rest of his life, he's going to be touched by this. He's just the kind of kid to do something good just to help someone." she said.

"He's always thinking of others and is the most caring kiddo in the world. I can imagine how big his heart must feel right now, but he was just doing what he thought was the right thing to do."

Must. Not. Cry.

Well done, Steven - you're an inspiration.

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