Michigan boy, 12, goes viral for filling at least 15 potholes outside his home

'I didn't want people messing up their cars like my mom did': Selfless Michigan boy, 12, becomes viral sensation after being filmed filling potholes outside his home Monte Scott has thousands of fans after video of him filling potholes went viral   The 12-year-old is seen in video using shovel and dirt from backyard to fill holes Monte said he started filling the potholes after his mother messed up her car  'I didn't want people messing up their cars like my mom did,' Monte said  Since last Wednesday, Monte has filled at least 15 potholes along Maffett Street 

By Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:28 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 18:43 BST, 1 April 2019

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A 12-year-old boy took it upon himself to fill at least 15 potholes near his Michigan home because he didn't want his 'mother and grandmother to mess up their cars'.

Monte Scott's kind act has scored him thousands of fans after a video his mother, Trinell Scott, shared on Facebook went viral. 

The video shows Monte filling potholes on Maffett Street in Muskegon Heights near his home last week. 

Monte Scott, 12, took it upon himself to fill at least 15 potholes near his Michigan home

His kind act has scored him thousands of fans after a video his mother shared on Facebook went viral

Monte Scott (left and right), 12, took it upon himself to fill at least 15 potholes near his Michigan home. His kind act has scored him thousands of fans after a video his mother shared on Facebook went viral

He's seen using a shovel and dirt from his backyard to even out the road.

In the video, Monte had filled at least 10 potholes of all different sizes. 

His mother, Trinell, wrote in the caption of

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