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USC Sorority Housekeeper Gets The Surprise Of Her Life

Fannie Randle has been working at the USC Gamma Phi Beta house for 24 years and was recently saving up to buy a new car. Her "girls" gave her the surprise of her life. 

USC student Alicia Jewell wanted to do one last act of kindness before she gratuated in May, and she knew just the person she wanted to help.

The former Gamma Phi Beta president immediately thought of the housekeeper at her sorority house: Fanny Randle.

Video by Fernando Hurtado

"Her car, currently, it just shouldn't have to be like that. So I was just like, 'You know what, she has so many alumni and so many girls that love her so let's just get her a car!'" said Jewell.

So at dinner Monday night, Jewell did just that. She presented Fannie with a Gamma Phi keychain and a check for $21,000 toward a new car. In less than a month, Gamma Phi alumni and current members donated enough funds on the website GoFundMe to make Randle's life a little easier.

 Video by Sarah Mitchell

"They mean everything to me. They are wonderful, wonderful girls. I could never say anything about my girls," said Randle in between laughs.

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