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PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey woman who was saved by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia is raising money to help him.

Kate McClure was heading to Philadelphia to visit a friend last month when she ran out of gas on I-95. The Florence Township woman pulled over and began to worry until a homeless man approached her.

The man, whose name was Johnny, told her it wasn’t safe and he bought McClure gas with his last $20.

McClure promised she would return to pay him. McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D’Amico, have since raised over $20,000 for the former ammunition technician.

The couple hope to get Johnny an apartment and help with transportation.

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