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April 27 showed one man there are still good people in the world

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APISON,TN. (Times Free Press) -- For months, Jojo Macatiag pinched pennies and squirreled away dollars for the trip of a lifetime — three months off work to travel through Canada and Alaska.

It was going to be his final fling before the then-26-year-old came back to Southeast Tennessee to find a career job and settle down.

He had dreamed of that day. Planned the adventure. Last April he packed his 1997 Honda Civic, mapped the route and headed out.

He was in Chicago, filling out paperwork and getting his picture taken for his passport, when the first call came — Apison had been hit by a bad storm.

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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