Pearl Harbor veteran heading to World Series thanks to stranger’s kindness

On Monday, WGN-TV introduced viewers to Jim Schlegel — a Pearl Harbor veteran who saw the Chicago Cubs play in the World Series in 1945.

A GoFundMe page was created to send Jim to the World Series, but Camping World CEO and star of CNBC’s “The Profit” Marcus Lemonis has stepped up and gifted Jim two of his own World Series tickets.

“This man is so deserving. We’ve connected and he’s going with my two tix first row Friday. Enjoy Jim, bring us a win!!!” Lemonis tweeted.

Jim’s granddaughter Helen Schlegel shared a touching video of her grandfather thanking Lemonis for the tickets on Twitter. Jim plans on taking his son Bill to the game.

Meanwhile, Jim’s GoFundMe page raised more than $10,000, so his family is donating all of the money to the Purple Heart Foundation.