A destitute man is being praised on social media after he was captured on camera feeding stray dogs. His kindness, despite his impoverished state, saw many praise him for his gesture.
It’s unclear when and where the video was recorded, and shows an elderly homeless man in ragged clothes feeding the stray animals milk from two plates. He is seen waiting by their side until they finish drinking it.
The video garnered a lot of attention on Twitter after it was shared by IFS officer Susanta Nanda, and was viewed over 41,000 times in a few hours. It also received thousands of comments.
Watch the video:
Poor by wealth…
Richest by heart 🙏 pic.twitter.com/OlMsYORNI2
— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) July 16, 2020
People praised the man for his gesture, with many saying, “Kindness costs nothing but means everything.”
He is not poor, he is ‘Man of God’ who doesn’t need wealth.
— NVR (@nile_ren) July 16, 2020
Richest men of the world with kind heart and superior humanity
— S R Bana (@therj21nagaur) July 16, 2020
The one who feeds the other from his own share is the one who eats the fullest.
— Ratnakar Panigrahi (@RatnakarOdisha) July 16, 2020
Compassion has become so scarce these days. Salute this elderly man 🙏🏾
— Dharini ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರ (@broken_halo_) July 16, 2020
Very touching. Clear message to the so called modern society tht wealth is not the only measures to be rich…
— Sashi Bhusan Pradhan (@sashiBpradhan) July 16, 2020
Richness doesn’t a matter to serve others…only matters is size of heart ❤
— NADASHREE (@Nadashreevs) July 16, 2020
Poor with wealth …. but richest hearted
Humans are identified by their actions, not by looks / looks of clothes.
— UMESH SHARMA (@umeshsash) July 16, 2020
Amazing. Kindness at its best.
— A Khaleefa (@akhaleefa) July 16, 2020
This gesture not welcome by millionaire because they are looking for billions of $s, not towards needy
— Arun (alic) (@ArunAlic) July 16, 2020
An ultimate act of compassion. Salute him.
— Romie55 (@Romie551) July 16, 2020
— Saleel Pulekar (@SaleelPulekar) July 16, 2020
The rich have more money but the poor have a richer heart❤️
— Yash Dahiya (@imYashDahiya16) July 16, 2020
This man shows true compassion. Despite having little he is quick to share. 🙏 https://t.co/KdNMr0YNpu
— Valerie Wood (@woodindia49) July 16, 2020
KINDNESS PERSONIFIED 🙏 https://t.co/sYlBwtxnWw
— kamal kumar (@kamalkumarlbf) July 16, 2020
Earlier this month, a woman in Kerala received a lot of praise on social media after she was recorded providing assistance to a visually-impaired man while he was trying to catch a bus.
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