- A young man got a big surprise when he tried to buy food for a man who said he forgot his wallet at home
- As a reward for his kindness, the man gave him dollar bills, an act which caught the kind man unawares
- Many people who reacted to the video said it is one of the best shows of pure kindness and love they have seen in a while
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A man, Zachery Derenoiwski, visited a restaurant and pretended he forgot his wallet at home as he asked a stranger to help him get some sandwiches.
The person never refused and went ahead to order for him. Seconds after, Zachery told the man that he would be the first person to say yes to his request.
Paying it forward
In appreciation, Zachery extended $500 (R7300) to him. The stranger was taken aback and said in surprise: “You’re lying…”
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He had to ask if he was serious with the gift. As a way to pay the kindness forward, he used some of the money to get food for a homeless man across the street.
The man and the stranger both later sat and ate sandwiches as they talked about each other’s kindness.
Watch the video below:
At the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 80,000 likes with hundreds of comments.
Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:
"Kindness is infectious….Wouldn’t it be great if the “kindness” variant spread."
"Made me happy made me smile."
"you don't have to have much before rendering help to anyone out there."
"How proud his parents must be! A fine young man. My heart is full watching him!"
"Give and take is truly what people are missing. Life isn’t always about receiving but paying it forward when u have the ability. Love this post."
"Beyoooonnnnndddd AWESOME YOUNG MAN."
Mom Overheard Telling Her Daughter There's No Money for Supper, Stranger Steps In to Save the Day
Briefly News reported that a young man, Bear Taliferro Jr, put a big smile on the face of a family after overhearing their conversation in a supermarket he went shopping.
He said that he was in the shop when a little girl asked her mother what was wrong when she saw her mother’s eyes heavy with tears, Understanding Compassion reports.
In response and with an emotion-laden voice, the mother told the girl that they could not afford to eat that night.
Source: Briefly News