LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- During the hustle and bustle of Christmas, Michael Glen Allrutz‎ was feeling depressed, missing his parents who passed away.

He decided to take a drive through his old neighborhood in Valley Station. He then stopped at a Thorntons gas station on Dixie Highway to rent a movie and just sat in his car.

Then, a man knocked on his window, opened his door and put a $100 bill in his shirt pocket.

Allrutz says, "He hurried and walked away. He told me I felt like you needed this. He says 'Merry Christmas.' I tried to tell him Merry Christmas and thank you and all the other stuff and he was real quick about it."

The $100 bill came at the perfect time. Allrutz shared his experience on the "I am Dixie Highway" Facebook page letting others know there are still good people out there. He admits he thought he was being robbed or was going to get shot, but instead was blessed with the gift.

Allrutz says, "I believe God has a reason for everything. I've been having money issues (since) like six months ago. The past few months things have been looking up and I filed for bankruptcy."

He says he has an outstanding bill for $180 and will use the $100 towards it.

Allrutz described the stranger who gave him the cash. "He had a beard, red hair, red beard, he was in a work truck, company diesel truck, a dump truck."

Allrutz says the man's act of kindness will never be forgotten and has changed his heart forever.

He has this message for the stranger, "I pray him and his family will get double, God will bless him double. I want to thank the guy and everything, He didn't have to do that."

Allrutz says he plans to give back more to the community in 2017.

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