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Charles Ramsey gets free burgers for life

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Posted at 7:46 AM, May 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-23 10:30:31-04

CLEVELAND — The man who helped rescue three kidnapped women in Ohio will enjoy free burgers for the rest of his life.

More than a dozen restaurants in the Cleveland area have pledged to give Charles Ramsey a free burger when he stops in. One restaurant even created a special “Ramsey Burger” in his honor.

To get the meal, all Ramsey has to do is flash his very own “Chuck Card” at the participating restaurants.

As you may recall, Ramsey said he was eating a Big Mac from McDonald’s when he saw Amanda Berry “going nuts” trying to get out of the home of Ariel Castro. His actions helped rescue Berry, Gina Dejesus and Michelle Knight after nearly 10 years in captivity.

So far, no word from McDonald’s. The company previously tweeted it would “be in touch” with Ramsey.

Ramsey gained overnight Internet fame after granting some memorable interviews on local news broadcasts in Cleveland: