Homeless man who returns lost wallet rewarded with job and new home

Ready to restore your faith in humanity? The story of a Bangkok homeless man who returned a lost wallet with THB20,000 cash inside it went viral this week as the honest man was simply rewarded with a new life, job and home.

Facebook user Tarika Patty said the homeless man, whose name was not mentioned, had returned her boyfriend’s wallet on Monday although the man barely had money and had been living on the street for over a year.

Tarika said her boyfriend dropped his wallet without his knowledge. The homeless man did see the incident and tried to give the wallet back, but unfortunately, he couldn’t catch up with Tarika’s boyfriend in time.

Not losing hope, the homeless went to the police station and asked for their help in finding the man, and succeeded in doing so. Tarika’s boyfriend was so thankful that he repaid the man for his kindness with a job and a place to stay when he learned that the guy had been out of work for a year and used Huay Kwang MRT station as a place to sleep.

Information as to what job he was given or where he is  staying is unknown as of the moment, but Tarika posted an update of the story a day later.

She wrote: “Update on the uncle. He is well and eating healthy. He was asking if this was all a dream. Haha. Doing good can certainly make one very happy in life.”

She posted pictures of herself taking him out shopping for clothes, as well as a picture of him in his new home, sitting on a bed and smiling at the camera. It’s certainly nice to be reminded that there is some good in the world.


Photos:Tarika Patty/ Facebook

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