“My heart was beating out of my chest. I pulled over as far as I could, and got out of the car to head to the nearest gas station,” she later wrote about the incident.
That’s when McClure met Johnny, a homeless man who’d witnessed her car struggles. Johnny told McClure to head back to her car, and lock the doors because it wasn’t safe to be out. Several minutes later, he returned with a gas can to fill up McClure’s car. He’d spent his last $20 to help McClure out of a jam.