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Family's meal paid for in honor of 10-year-old crash victim

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Cameron O'Reilly, 10, was killed in a crash in Spring Hill on December 29, 2011. Cameron O'Reilly, 10, was killed in a crash in Spring Hill on December 29, 2011.
Casey Brewington and her family received a free meal Sunday night in honor of Cameron O'Reilly. Casey Brewington and her family received a free meal Sunday night in honor of Cameron O'Reilly.
Matthew Gibson waited on the family at Fulin's Asian Cuisine in Spring Hill. Matthew Gibson waited on the family at Fulin's Asian Cuisine in Spring Hill.
SPRING HILL, Tenn. -

A Spring Hill family received a surprise they will never forget Sunday night when an anonymous patron paid for their dinner in honor of a little girl killed in a car accident two years ago.

Casey Brewington, her husband and two children had just finished their meal at Fulin's Asian Cuisine.

As the family got their check from their server, it came with a note that read, "We paid your bill as a random act of kindness, in memory of Cameron O'Reilly, 4-20-2001 to 12-29-2011."

It was a random act of kindness with a purpose.

Cameron O'Reilly was just 10 years old when she was killed on December 29, 2011.

The Brewingtons did not know the little girl but were familiar with the story.

O'Reilly was a passenger in an SUV that was hit by another car.  She died and so did the other car's driver, 50-year-old Mark Ahlberg.

Brewington told News 2 she was surprised someone paid for their mean but even more surprised when they read it was to honor the little girl.

"My husband got the bill and he gave him our credit card. The server went back to the back and came back and said, 'We have a surprise,'" Brewington recalled, adding, "I think it was the anniversary of the day she died.  It was two years ago to the date."

Brewington doesn't know who paid her bill or why they chose her.

"I just started bawling," she said.  "It really touched me, especially having two boys and it's around the holidays. It just really touched me."

"I don't know them personally," Fulin's server Matthew Gibson told News 2, "but I know what table and what they look like, and they just want to stay anonymous."

Brewington said she would like to thank the anonymous Samaritan who paid it forward.

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