- A old man is being called a hero because he bought a little boy a new bike after the boy dented his car with his old bike
- According to a Facebook post about the incident, the boy's old bike did not have any brakes, which may have been what caused the dent
- The old man reportedly returned a few days after the boy dented his car with a brand-new bike for him
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A little boy was brought to tears after he received a new bike from a stranger. The little boy accidentally dented the stranger's car with his previous bike which, dangerously, did not have any brakes on it.
To the boy's surprise, the stranger returned a few days later with a brand-new red bike for him. It is unclear who the boy or the man are but this good deed is warming hearts across the globe. A picture of the man giving the boy his new bike is trending.
The picture and caption were initially uploaded to Reddit by someone known only as Schefar. It was then reuploaded to Facebook page Great Heroes and has since received over 751 000 reactions, 132 000 shares and 18 000 comments.
Take a look at the full post below:
Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the top comments under the post.
Donna Bullis Wernick wrote:
"What a kind man. He could have yelled at the kid for running into his car."
Debbie Conner said:
"What an amazing man you are to think of this young man and his safety. A car can be fixed but not a life. You are awesome."
Carolyn Dubreuil commented:
"I love the choice that the driver made! How very kind. My hope is that the young boy will pay it forward!"
Barry Crampton added:
"This man could have been really annoyed at what happened. But instead chose a different response to the event. What an awesome man."
In other news about good Samaritans, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a stranger who returned money a woman mistakenly paid money to his number. Many say that "honesty is the best policy" but in today's world it's sadly a rarity.
People generally seem to be shocked when they meet someone who is honest and truthful about things. This was the reaction of Facebook user MakaBoyz MaZulu BoyzMaame. MakaBoyz was left in a difficult position recently when she accidentally sent money to the wrong number.
Her intention was to send money to her husband's number, unfortunately, she typed in the wrong digits and the money made it's way somewhere else. After calling her bank and realising she could not reverse the payment, MakaBoyz proceeded to phone the number that had received the money. To her surprise, a lovely man answered and sent the money back to her.
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