Candice Payne - the woman who opened her heart and purse to strangers

Candice Payne - the woman who opened her heart and purse to strangers

Chicago, U.S was experiencing record-freezing weather, and the homeless people were suffering under the cold. Candice Payne, a kind-hearted entrepreneur, decided she would help them and booked 20 hotel rooms to get these people out of the cold.

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During historic cold temperatures in Chicago that had our homeboy Trevor Noah missing sunny South Africa, a woman did a selfless deed that snowballed into something beautiful.

Candice Payne, an entrepreneur with a massively caring heart, paid to have 70 homeless people taken from the icy streets and into hotel rooms, possibly saving them from freezing and getting sick, or worse.

This kind act snowballed, and eventually more people joined in and got the homeless Chicago people into warm rooms, as reported on by wusa9.com.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that the people were living in a 'tent city' and had to abandon the place after a propane tank used for heat exploded.

Candice didn't think twice and booked 20 hotel rooms on her card. She has since been dubbed the homeless people's angel.

It was 50 below, and I knew they were going to be sleeping on ice and I had to do something. They were so appreciative. They couldn’t wait to get in a bath and lay in a bed.

Eventually, 60 rooms were booked by the joint effort of caring strangers.

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What a beautiful and selfless act!

People all over the world were inspired by Candice and her caring heart.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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