- A kind firefighter has been applauded online over his heartwarming gesture towards a blind kid
- The little boy who's visually impaired wanted to have a better idea of what a firefighter looked like and the kind man gave him the chance
- A video making rounds online shows the firefighter on his knees as the little boy used his hands to feel his gears
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A firefighter recently showed off his kind side to a little blind kid he met.
The little kid who's visually impaired had an idea of firefighters but he wanted to feel the gears to deepen his knowledge.
The firefighter in a touching video went on his knees and allowed the little boy to run his hands through the gears and equipment on his body.
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"When you are blind so the firefighter lets you explore his uniform and gear. He knows what a firefighter is and does, but it is his first time seeing one and now has an idea of what a firefighter looks like", the caption on the video read.
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Goodnews_movement reposted the emotional video on Instagram with the caption:
"The firefighter wanted to make sure that the blind boy also enjoyed the visit and got to "see" what being a fireman is like. Love this!"
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"Sweetest thing I seen today."
"I'm crying. This is amazing to see. The fireman is a true human being who has a huge heart. Whoever this fireman is I want to thank him for being so amazing. He’s inspired me to be better person. Thank you!"
"The way the firefighter is patiently explaining each piece of equipment and allowing the time for learning and discovery. Bless them both!"
"I love this. Sweet child and sweet fireman."
"My heart swells up with pure joy watching this video. THIS is the true nature of humans. Connection. Compassion. Empathy. Don’t ever let the world harden your heart to the point where you forget we are one."
"As a mom to a child with a disability, this is amazing. For all us mama’s really want a sense of inclusion for our children. I truly wish more of us start to think outside-the-box. Good job fireman."
Watch the video below:
Blind man cries out for employment
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man has cried out in public for help in securing a job for himself after completing his education. The young man identified as Hamza Aminu Abdulahi holds an NCE in Special Education and Computer Science.
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Hamza is visually impaired and has not been able to secure a job for himself since graduation. The man was not born blind, as he only lost his eyesight in 2006, but despite that, he completed his education.
Sharing the man's story on Facebook, Jaafar Jaafar wrote: "Hamza Aminu Abdullahi lost eyesight in 2006. Despite the challenge, he completed his secondary education and later obtained an NCE in Special Education and Computer Science in 2017. Since then, he has been seeking job without success."