Monday Meeting — Homeless Man Surprises Police
Once in a while, something renews our hope for humanity.
A homeless man in Langford, B.C., who turned in $2,400 he found on the street has also rejected thousands more that were raised for him after his story drew media attention, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
The owner of the lost $2,400 was later found. But that wasn’t the end of the story. The homeless man’s honesty led others to start up a fundraising campaign on his behalf.
“After hearing this story and seeing how this case touched so many people, I took a personal interest in finding this man, looking for him everywhere while on and off shift,” Constable Alex Bérubé of the West Shore RCMP said, according to a RCMP news release.
“It’s not easy tracking down a person of no fixed address and no phone, but I kept trying because I needed to tell him about how the community had rallied together to help him,” Bérubé…
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