This is my attempt to make a difference by sharing good stories, hoping that they give you some hope and inspiration. And hoping you share them, too, and help spread some light! You can find out more about why I'm doing this on my recent blog RIGHT HERE.
So often we let ourselves get numb to what's around us, and we don't see the simplest ways to make a difference. Maybe you can't afford to do what this firefighter did, but it might make you think about other ways you can help someone else. Sometimes, we might feel like it's just a small thing, but to those we stop to help, it's huge!
The firefighters, from Riverside, Calif., were driving back to the fire station last week from a physical fitness test when they saw an elderly homeless man walking on the side of the freeway, Bruce Vanderhorst, the battalion’s Chief Public Information Officer, told ABC News.
The firefighters turned their fire truck around to help the man and then noticed he was barefoot.
One of the firefighters aboard the engine, David Gilstrap, donated his own pair of sneakers to the homeless man, while the engine’s captain, Rob Gabler, walked over and helped the homeless man put on his shoes.
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