OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Two Oakland women chose to do the right thing by returning an abandoned package they found near train tracks that ended up containing scarves made in support of a teenage cancer patient in Dublin.
19-year old Camille Chabot is battling stage 4 lymphoma cancer, and the night before her fifth chemotherapy there was an unexpected knock at her door.READ MORE: Cal Fire Units Respond to Wildland Fire Close to Prescribed Burn in Santa Cruz County
Her mom Kerrie cautiously answered. “It was dark and all of a sudden to the left I saw a young girl carrying a heavy box up the sidewalk,” Kerrie told KPIX 5.READ MORE: Apple Employee Who Led #AppleToo Anti-Harassment Effort Says She Was Fired
A mother and daughter from East Oakland had found the box near their home, read the address on it and ended up connecting the lost parcel with its intended recipient. The two drove from Oakland in rush hour traffic to deliver the package to the Dublin address. The box ended up containing scarves meant to be a gift to Camille’s family and friends for their love and support.
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It’s unknown if the box was actually stolen, or had fallen off a truck passing over the train tracks, or was somehow left there accidentally by a deliveryperson.