Chris Hemsworth Pays Off Parents’ Debt

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Chris Hemsworth has paid back his parents for their years of support and sacrifice with a cash surprise.

The Thor star, along with actor brothers Liam and Luke, grew up in a working class home in Australia with their mom Leonie, an English teacher, and dad Craig, a social services counselor, and he recently decided it was time to give his folks a little financial breathing room.

In a new interview with the Irish Independent, Hemsworth details his older brother’s kind gesture, and the moment he told their dad to check his bank account.

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“He (his father) called my brother Chris back and said, ‘I don’t know how to feel,” The Hunger Games star recalled. “(He said), ‘Since I left home I have had debts and I thought I’d be paying them off until I died and have this weight hanging over me, and now to have them completely cleared…’ They are so happy now and able to spend more time with us; I would love to be able to do something for my parents like that.”

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