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A 10-year-old boy sent his medal to the Canadian Olympians who lost theirs through disqualification

“If I get rich and if I remember I will donate money to the Summer and Winter Canadian Olympics’ the child promised.

IT WAS A sad sight to see the Canadian team get disqualified in the men’s Olympic 4×100 metre relay after Jared Connaughton stepped out of his line.

The team lost their bronze medal and were photographed in tears.

However, one 10-year-old fan stepped in to help, offering the team a medal he had won in a recent soccer tournament.

On Monday Justyn Warner tweeted the letter and medal Newfoundland resident Elijah Porter had sent him and his teammates. Porter’s kind action will receive its own reward too — Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons has announced they will give him a medal and a bicyle for his efforts.

Here’s the letter:

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