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Simple Gesture Shows Man Battling Leukemia Just How Much His Neighbors Care

Charlie George walks his dogs (and cat) every morning and evening.

“And then sometimes in between if it’s not too hot,” he told KTRK. But recently, his fight with leukemia has made it difficult for him to walk around his Garden Oaks neighborhood in Houston, Tex. The community took notice. What began as one neighbor setting a chair out for George to rest on turned into a movement known as “Chairs for Charlie.” Now, along his walking route, neighbors have set out chairs on their front lawns for him or anyone who needs to rest.

When I saw that, you know, it makes you want to cry,” George told CBS News in the video below. “That made it real for me, that people really care about me.”

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