January 12th, 2016 14:40 EST
Viral Video: Man Gives Subway Passenger Shirt Off His Back
"A man riding the New York subway was caught on camera giving a shirtless passenger a hat and the shirt off his own back. Video of the beautiful moment, recorded by passenger Lazaro El Feo and posted to Facebook , shows a young man approach a shirtless older man riding the subway. The younger man removes his T-shirt and helps the older man put it on. The generous strap-hanger returns to his seat briefly, but returns with a second gift: his hat."
It`s one thing to toss a homeless person a quarter or to tweet #helpthehomeless, but it`s another thing to literally give the shirt of your back to an elderly man shivering on the subway.
I used to commute to work on BART in Oakland, and I witnessed countless inconsiderate acts (blasting the radio, swearing, smoking), and violent behavior (passengers getting mugged and beaten.)
But I don`t recall witnessing any acts of mercy, kudos to this Good Samaritan for restoring our faith in humankind.
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