Walmart customer's act of kindness for LA flood victim goes viral

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- Out of the devastating floods in and around Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has emerged some inspiring stories of Americans helping each other. One story that's gone viral in recent days was shared on Facebook by a woman in Marksville, 90 miles northwest of Baton Rouge.

Allison LaCombe Welch said she was in line at Walmart Monday behind a middle-aged couple and an older woman who was at the front checking out.

Welch said the woman appeared to have "almost every basic item you could need," like clothes, shoes, basic makeup items and toiletries.

The man behind her then asked whether she was gathering the items to send to flood victims.

She described the touching moment that happened next:

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