Cleveland Hero Scores Burgers for Life
Charles Ramsey can enjoy free burgers at more than a dozen Ohio restaurants
By Arden Dier, Newser Staff
Posted May 23, 2013 2:16 PM CDT
This May 6 file photo shows neighbor Charles Ramsey speaking to media near the home where missing women Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Scott Shaw)

(Newser) – Charles Ramsey—the neighbor who famously put down his McDonald's to go free the Cleveland kidnap victims—is getting burgers for life, but not from the source you might expect. More than a dozen Ohio eateries have offered up their burgers to Ramsey any time his stomach rumbles, and he'll be presented with a good-for-life "Chuck Card" when he returns to Cleveland from traveling, reports the Plain Dealer.

"We want to honor our local hero with local food," says the guy who operates four restaurants in on the offer. "He stopped his meal midway through to help those women. We're now making sure he has other opportunities to go out and fully enjoy his burger." In addition, Hodges restaurant, where Ramsey works as a dishwasher, has also created the Ramsey Burger in his honor. But still no word from McDonald's itself—though the chain said it would get in touch with Ramsey earlier this month.

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jagerhans
May 24, 2013 7:14 AM CDT
more like of a life threat than a reward ...
Rational.-Anarchist
May 24, 2013 6:56 AM CDT
I think helping him get a better job would be more the thing to do!
toryd
May 23, 2013 10:51 PM CDT
Good for the restaurants to thank him this way! And I'm not too worried about his getting obese. Take a look at him, if he's eaten McDonald's a lot, he is still pretty thin!