He only realized someone took a photo of him after it went viral on social media.
It is a sad fact that many homeless people suffer abuse from hundreds of people every day. Not only are they thrown out of establishments, but they also suffer physical abuse from people for no apparent reason. Many elderly homeless people often get into accidents and suffer injuries, but more often than not, no one attends to them.
Thankfully, there are some people who help without asking anything in return. Some don’t even intend to let the world know of their good deeds. But because of social media, they have become an inspiration to many.
A man from Butuan City garnered praises from many netizens after Facebook user Sophia May Alameda shared his photo on social media. According to Sophia, she saw a Chowing crew helping a wounded old man, while others simply ignored him. The man was later identified as Jay-r Cañete Pangan.
Though initially surprised to learn that he was already an online celebrity, Pangan was very thankful to the hundreds of netizens who praised him for his selfless act, especially when he didn’t even know that his story already went viral.
We all hope that more and more people follow the footsteps of Jay-r Pangan!
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