Man that survived near-fatal crash, pays it forward with flowers

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PALO ALTO, Calif. -- At times, the seniors at a living facility in Palo Alto feel a bit lonely and perhaps forgotten.

Until a man, Larsen Jay, had an idea back in 2008.  His idea came after a near-fatal accident that landed him in the hospital.

"I got overwhelmed with support and that came in the way of flowers. I hadn't been given flowers, most guys aren't sent flowers, it made a big impact in me on my recovery,” Larsen said.

The Tennessee man, realized not everyone has that, so he thought of Random Acts of Flowers.

Random Acts of Flowers took unused, recycled, or donated flowers from grocery stores, flower shops, even events like funerals and weddings, and gave them a second life.

This second life was brightening the lives of others who need a boost, like hospital patients and seniors.

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