By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s a relationship and a moment that means the world to a little boy in Pittsburgh.
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Alex has cystic fibrosis and his parents say he was virtually stuck at home during the pandemic, but there is one thing that runs through him every day.
It is to give up the truck drivers who pass in front of his house in Sharpsburg.
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His mother, Diana Moore, says he has formed a special relationship with a ProVia driver.
“It reminds me that there are compassionate people in the world,” said Diana Moore, Alex’s mother. “The ProVia driver, you know that all the time, even if Alex isn’t out – if it’s raining or taking a nap, eating or playing with his siblings – he still beeps every time. that it passes. It just becomes a very special little friendship and you know that’s what gets us through our day.
They logged into Facebook and that’s when ProVia gave Alex a teddy bear, blanket, and water bottle to hopefully make his day.
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If you are taking Route 28 towards Sharpsburg, be sure to honk your horn and say hello to Alex.