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SPOKANE, Wash. - Larry Meusy assumes it was a pick up truck that carried a pile of trash into his yard. Well Thursday it was another pick up, and an eager family, that came to haul it off.

"Too many bad things on the new, not enough good anymore," Carrie Stanley told us. Carrie, her husband, and her son came to clean Meusy's property after she saw the story KHQ did about the dumping on Tuesday.

"Just do nice things," she said about her family's gesture. "Make this world happy."

The idea didn't come from mom or dad. It came from 12-year-old Logan.

"I don't like people doing that to other people," Logan said. "It's not nice. I asked them if we could do it. Help the guy pick up the garbage. Help the gentleman." Logan has autism. His disorder has never held him back, because he understands the power of a little hard work.

"It makes other people happy," Logan said.

"I cant believe this, that someone volunteered to come to do this," Larry Meusy told us. "I never met them. It's really something to have someone do this for me"

As Larry Larry looked on, the family cleared the mess, one handful at a time. Few words were spoken until they said goodbye. When asked what today meant for him, Logan's answer was simple:

"I helped someone," he said.

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