RENO, Nev. (CNN) — A 13-year-old boy saved up to buy his mother a car and even sold his Xbox to make it happen.
Krystal Preston lives as a single mom in Nevada with her three kids and three dogs.
“The family recently starting life over from scratch. That’s when her oldest son, William, stepped up.
“He was tired of seeing me cry,” Krystal said. “At my low point, here comes my son. Everybody goes through rough patches in their life, but there’s good that can come from any situation as long as somebody with a heart does it.”
Outside of school, William does yard and housework for people in the community to make a little extra money.
“I saw people on YouTube where they get their mom a car and then surprise their mom with that car, and then I wanted to do that,” William said.
William then turned to Facebook, where he saw a woman was selling a White Chevy Metro.
“It was really cheap so I asked her if I could trade it for my Xbox or earn it, and at first she said no, and then she thought about it, and then she said yes,” William said.
“He kept coming in and asking me odd questions about vehicles and different parts, and I was like okay, why, what?” Krystal said.
William’s quest soon became reality.
“I lost it, I bawled so bad, I was just like there’s no way… What 13-year-old do you know buys their mom a car, I don’t know any, never heard of any,” Krystal said.
Krystal, in awe of what her son had done for her.
“I can’t even express it like there are no words that can express my gratitude and how proud I am,” Krystal said.
A son’s selfless deed is more than just providing for his mother and family. He’s showing that age is simply a number and you can make a huge difference at any time.