After five months of waiting, Terri and Terrance Thomas s belongings are finally rolling home.

When I first spoke to the Thomases last month, they thought all their belongings were gone for good. In November, they paid a Florida moving company $4,500 to move their goods from Zephryhills, Florida to Everett, Washington. The company took the cash and didn t deliver a thing.

Our wedding pictures, my kids pictures, pictures of my brothers and sisters, things that mean nothing to anybody else. All I could think about was they are going to sit somewhere and rot, said Terri.

A detective in Florida found the family s belongings in a storage unit. Terrance had to cash out $5,000 from his 401k to fly back and put the stuff in storage. The family didn t have the money to move it to Everett.

I just don t know how anybody could live with themselves doing this to somebody, said Terrance.

After I told Terri and Terrance s story, Chip Martin, who runs Daly Movers in Los Angeles, saw the report and decided to move the Thomases for $1.

It hit me. My wife has photo albums, I have beer mugs, I have tools. Seeing these people it hit me it struck a chord, said Martin.

And that hit a perfect note in Everett.

It s like Christmas. It s nice, said Terrance.

Christmas in March? Why not.

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