In Philadelphia in January, Nelson Mandela Myers rescued a little girl who had been abducted. A $10,000 reward had been promised for her return. Myers did his part, but the City of Philadelphia is still saying that his check is in the mail, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Janie Myers thought her prayers had been answered, too.
“Twenty-four hours before that I was crying and praying to God,” she said. “Honestly, that $10,000 was literally a blessing that fell out of the sky for us.”
Nearly three months later, Nelson and Janie Myers have yet to see a penny of the reward money, and the young couple say their calls and emails to city officials have gone unanswered.
“We’re up to our necks in bills,” Nelson said. “It’s a blessing that they’re giving me the money, but I just really can’t explain why we haven’t gotten it yet.”
Read more at the Philadelphia Inquirer.