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Six-Year-Old Boy Uses Money He Saved Up To Go To Disney World On Hot Dogs For Hurricane Evacuees

Jermaine Bell wanted to help people who have been forced to leave their homes (Lauren Creech/PA)

A six-year-old boy from South Carolina used money he had been saving for a trip to Disney World to buy hotdogs for evacuees fleeing Hurricane Dorian.


Jermaine Bell, who celebrates his seventh birthday on Sunday, wanted to use the money to help those who have been forced to leave their homes as the storm intensifies along the South Carolina coast.

He told the PA news agency: “I wanted to help people. To me it is important to be really nice. So I bought hotdogs, and chips and water for the people leaving their homes."


We often practice selflessness and make it a purpose to express the importance of gratitude in our family. Jermaine Jay's Fun Farm asked if Labor Day meant the whole week in SC and little did i know he had big plans. He decided to use some of his Disney Trip Birthday money to purchase and give out hotdogs, chips, and drinks to Dorian Evacuees… if you see him in Allendale,SC; honk your horn, or give him a wave to let him know that he's doing a great job! #Proudmom 🥰Please share so we can spread the word to as many people as possible… thanks in advance
Posted by JustElle Creech on Monday, September 2, 2019

He said he “lost track" of the number of people he had helped.

“I just wanted them to have something nice while they were on the way to where they were going," he added.

His mother, Lauren Creech, said the family had been “overwhelmed" by the response to Jermaine's act of kindness.

She said: “There is so much negativity in the world, it's good to see so many people appreciating something nice."

Jermaine speaking to a couple who had left their home (Lauren Creech/PA)

Jermaine said he hoped he would get to Disney World eventually.

“That's what I'm hoping. I really want to see Simba in the animal kingdom," he said.

Storm Dorian has been described as “apocalyptic" as it left a trail of devastation in the Bahamas. At least seven people are reported to have died.

The category two storm hit the American coast at around 7am Wednesday morning, and will continue towards Virginia throughout the week.

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The wizarding world is now a reality.

Sort of.

A Canadian company has created a real life invisibility cloak, and it's mind-blowing to see in action.

The company, HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp., calls its creation "Quantum Stealth."

See it in action here:

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Describing themselves on their website as "Leaders in Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception", HyperStealth has patents pending on their magical invention.

The "invisibility shield" is made of an inexpensive, paper thin material that bends light to make objects appear to be invisible. The company boasts that it would be able to hide people, vehicles, and even buildings.

Humans hidden by Quantum Stealth would also be undetectable to heat-sensing cameras.

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Guy Cramer, the CEO of HyperStealth and the shield's inventor explained to CTV News:

"This is the same material that you see in 3D books and DVD covers and movie posters where by moving side to side you get a 3D image. We're using the same material and we've removed the picture from behind it to get that effect."

The material was never meant to for public use, but Cramer hopes that his invention will be helpful to Canada's military allies, including the United States.

Since releasing video demonstrations of the "invisibility cloak", military personnel have become interested in learning more about it.

Reception to the prototype, initially demonstrated to militaries in 2011, was lukewarm. But HyperStealth's recent promotional materials have since caught the attention of higher ups.

Cramer has expressed surprise about the public's interest in "Quantum Stealth" on Twitter.

Cramer admitted to CTV that he has reservations about how the material can be used:

"The intention was to keep it out of the public and to allow the military to use it sparingly or bury it. My concern is the criminal element using this at some point in the future and non-allied countries using it against our soldiers out there."

Fans of the Harry Potter series are comparing "Quantum Stealth" to Harry's Invisibility Cloak.





Featured in both the book and movies, Harry's Invisibility Cloak is a made from a magical fabric that he and his friends wear to appear invisible, usually to hide from Hogwarts' staff.

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Twitter is in awe of the invention's unbelievable capabilities.





Though some people share Cramer's worries about it falling into the wrong hands and its use in warfare.





Despite the public's excitement and concerns, Cramer doubts that it will ever be available for civilian use.

When addressing "Quantum Stealth's availability to the general public, he wrote on the HyperStealth website:

"Not in the near future unless the Military decided to release the technology and I don't anticipate that will happen anytime soon."

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