(ABCNEWS.GO) — One man in Kansas has been paying it forward with his high school teachers, one check at a time.
Kevin Perz graduated from Parkway Central High school in Missouri in 1977, but he hasn't forgotten to show his appreciation for special teachers that impacted his life there.
The latest teacher who received an unexpected gift was Marilyn Mecham, who he had been trying to track down for years.
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After finally finding her current phone number, the pair chatted by phone in January, a move that Mecham told ABC News was special enough.