After A Man With Cancer Listed His VCR On Ebay, He Got A Moving Letter From The Elderly Buyer

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Matt Shoukry had made quite the business for himself selling items on eBay. And usually, he never gave a second thought to the people buying his products. However, that all changed in February 2019 when he sold a VCR player to an elderly customer and received an emotional letter from him.

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Matt hails from St Louis in Missouri. And in 2018 his world was turned upside down when he received a cancer diagnosis. As a result, he was forced to quit his job so that he could prioritize what was important: undergoing treatment.

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But given Matt was unable to maintain his previous job role, he still needed a way of earning money. And that’s when he turned to eBay, using the e-commerce site to sell a range of items that would help him pay his way through his illness. And thankfully, his efforts were successful.

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