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There were plenty of signs that Jon Kim’s financial situation was pretty dire. One of the more embarrassing ones was when he stood at the counter at a Hollywood In-N-Out Burger, handed the cashier two debit cards, along with two one-dollar bills, and still came up short paying for his Animal-Style cheeseburger, fries and Coke. A stranger standing behind Kim in the long line felt so bad for the then-21-year-old, that he offered to pay the difference.