- Birari, a salon owner noticed underprivileged kids who lived by the roadside had no one to cut their hair during lockdown
- The hairdresser decided to spend a day every week grooming the children for the past two months
- The kids refer to the barber as uncle and described him as a kindhearted man who loved them past their flaws
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A kind barber in Mumbai, India is redefining the meaning of love and selflessness by serving kids from needy backgrounds.
The hairdresser cuts and grooms the hair of many homeless children in the area for free and shows up to work fully clothed in protective gear.
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Asian News International reported Ravindra Birari, who owns a salon, visits the boys once in a week and shows up without fail.
He said the country has been on lockdown for two weeks and poor kids have not had access to salons or barber shops.
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The salon owner visits children who sleep on trenches and by the roadside to give them a makeover and that always puts a smile on the little ones’ faces.
The children fondly refer to Birari as uncle and describe him as a good and kind man.
“It has been more than two months of lockdown and all salons are closed. Poor kids who reside by the road have nowhere to go when they want to get their hair cut, so I chose to do it for free,” he said.
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The good Samaritan shows up to his workstation with masks and clean coverups for the children.
The kids said no one cared to groom them before Birari offered a helping hand.
“Uncle Birari is a very good man. No barber dared to visit us here ever since lockdown was imposed. But Birari comes here and gives us free haircuts,” one of the kids said after getting a haircut.
In other stories, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a heart-warming photo of a mother with a baby strapped to her back with another in her arm while hawking pears has erupted awe-inspiring commentaries about mothers.
The photo, which connotes a million words, highlights the daily struggles of peasant women who brave the odds to provide three square meals for their children.
While details of the woman including her name were not shared along with the heart-warming photo, it has evoked reactions with many expressing appreciation for the hard work of their mothers.
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