Microsoft surprises 9-year-old boy who gave up Xbox to help homeless

BEACHWOOD, Ohio -- The 9-year-old Ohio boy who decided to help the homeless instead of asking for an Xbox for Christmas received a surprise of his own last week, according to WJW.

In early December, Mikah Frye was with his grandmother Terry Bryant when he noticed people wandering the streets in the cold.

Brokenhearted, the 9-year-old decided to give up the Xbox Bryant bought him for Christmas, and instead, he asked her to spend $300 on blankets.

"He said, 'You can buy them a blanket,' and I said, 'Do you want to give up one Christmas gift to get a blanket to give to someone?'" When they got home Mikah told his grandmother, "If the XBox is $300, and the blankets are $10 then I can buy 30 blankets.”

A local Microsoft store heard about Frye’s act of kindness and surprised him with an Xbox, games and a controller.