Mom’s tax return refund message goes viral

SOUTH CAROLINA (KRON)– A South Carolina mother’s Facebook post went viral after sharing she spent her tax refund on a year’s worth of rent along with a picture of the receipt.

Christina Knaack is the single mother two girls and admits parenthood is not easy.

Knaack’s received $5,600 back in tax and paid her family’s entire rent for the year.

Her post has over 200,000 likes and comments from people all over the world, commending her on the decision she made.

Knaack struggled with addiction from the age 16 to 26.

“I never thought I would make it out… I was homeless,” she said.

She’s been clean for three years and attributes that to her children. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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