Community helps replace Power Wheels go-kart stolen from New York boy

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PORT HENRY, N.Y. — A little boy’s big gift on Christmas Day was stolen from his home, but the community of Port Henry, NY rallied to make things right.

18-month-old Trystan Maness got one day to play with his new Fisher Price “Get Set Go! Kart” his grandmother got him for Christmas.

His parents say they left it on their porch to charge up while going to visit family that day.

The next morning, the car was gone.

Maness says he put a note out on Facebook in the hopes that someone would see the car or return it.

Vice president of the Port Henry Volunteer Fire Department, Ron Nesbitt, stepped up to start spreading the word and fundraising for a new one.

Maness’s father says one anonymous donor sent a nearly exact model of his former go-kart, but the monetary donations kept pouring in.

This month, Tryston got an all new toy Ford F-150.

His family says they raised nearly $1,000, and with that the community was able to buy Tryston the truck, a helmet, and a shed to keep it safe and locked up.

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