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Random Facebookers Surprise Homeless ‘Santa Claus’ With Christmas Gifts

This homeless “Santa” was robbed. Random strangers made sure his Christmas will be memorable – for the right reasons!

Mark Andrew





Sometimes it’s just heartbreaking how bad things can happen to even the poorest people.

This blog is about Fernand Gautreau, a homeless man who loves dressing up as Santa Claus for the kids during the holiday season. Unfortunately, he ran into some thieves who stole his belongings. They took his bag, blanket, bicycle, clothes, and everything else – including his Santa Claus suit.

Fernand has been living on the streets of Moncton in Canada for the past three years and this sad incident just made matters worse.

Eventually, he had the chance to share his story with Aleisha MacPherson who decided to do something about the situation.

In an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, she said:

“The look in his eyes when he was telling me this, it really played on my heartstrings. It really hurt my feelings that someone would do that to someone less fortunate.”

Aleisha later spread the news about Fernand on the Facebook page called Pay It Forward and it immediately yielded positive results.

People bought Fernand Gautreau some new clothes, a bike, a cart, and a Santa suit.

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Photo credit: CBC

Claude St. Coeur and Sharon Leger, his girlfriend, read the post and decided to buy Fernand some new clothes. On top of that, they got him a new Santa suit. Others who saw the Facebook post later donated a new bike and a new cart for Fernand.

Fernand was filled with gratitude for the all the people who helped him in their own little ways.

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Photo credit: CBC

Claude describes Fernand’s reaction this way:

“The joy in that gentleman’s face, it was just priceless.”

With these acts of kindness, Fernand felt encouraged to improve his life and clean up his act. Although he has been an alcoholic for years, he is now planning of quitting the habit.

That’s what happens when you make someone feel loved!


H/T: Mirror

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She Dropped Out Of University At 19, Now She’s Worth $9 Billion

She was named the world’s first self-made billionaire by Forbes after she dropped out of Stanford University School of Engineering at the age of 19.




Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford University School of Engineering when she was 19 to start her own biotech company.

Twelve years after her risky move, Holmes, now 31 years old, and her company Theranos is now worth $9 billion. She was the youngest recipient of "The Horatio Alger Award" in 2015 and was among Time's 100 most influential people. If that is not enough, US President Barack Obama even named her an ambassador for global business.

Elizabeth Holmes, Founder and CEO of Theranos.


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Little Boy Emptied His Piggy Bank To Donate To A Vandalized Mosque.

We need more people like this kindhearted little boy.

Jessa Ventures



There are certainly a lot of things that we can learn from kids like the value of kindness, sharing and sincerity. All of these things just might be the "change" and "hope" that this world needs. Meanwhile, this little boy who has so much respect for one's religion is now getting as much love from the people in return.

Following the devastating attacks in Paris, Muslim communities were also discriminated, threatened, blamed and harassed for the atrocities caused by the extremist group ISIS. A local mosque in Texas wasn't even spared.

On Monday, The Islamic Center of Pflugerville found in a strip mall in the suburbs of Austin, Texas was vandalized.


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The “Hug Lady” Hugged Half a Million Soldiers At The Airport For 12 Years

Now, the soldiers are returning the kind gesture.

Ann Moises



A warm, sincere hug can convey messages that words alone can’t express. People hug out of love, joy, gratitude, compassion, relief, and fear.

Charlotte Charles, a character from the 2007 American comedy-drama TV series Pushing Daisies, said that a proper hug is like an “emotional Heimlich.” “Someone puts their arms around you and they give you a squeeze and all your fear and anxiety come shooting out of your mouth in a big wet wad and you can breathe again.”

For soldiers who always risk their lives fighting for their country, a hug could mean all those emotions combined. To receive a warm hug after months or years of living in uncertainty is probably like an emotional Heimlich---a gesture that reminds them that they're home now and they're safe. The war has, at least, temporarily ceased. And, to those about to be deployed, it could signify love and support.

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