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Kid with Cardboard School Bag is Equal Parts Heart-Breaking and Inspiring

This student is so poor his family couldn’t even afford to buy him a schoolbag.


Do you still remember the bags you used for school when you were younger? Did you have those fancy bags with catchy kiddie designs? Did you choose the bags yourself or did your parents simply bought it for you?

Whatever your answers may be, consider yourself lucky compared to the young boy whose picture recently went viral online.

As you can see on the image, this student is so poor his family couldn’t even afford to buy him a schoolbag. And so he uses a cardboard box to carry his school stuff instead.

Without a schoolbag, this boy uses a cardboard box instead to carry his stuff to school.


Photo credit: Viral4Real

The moving photo was taken by Diwata Socrates and has been a source of discussion for netizens across the globe.

Many were inspired by the boy’s desire to keep studying despite the difficulties of life. Compared with other kids who refuse to go to school unless they have new clothes and school supplies, this boy is a great example of persistence and determination.

Some commenters on social media have also expressed great interest in helping the boy, saying they would either donate a bag or would help him out with his school-related expenses. Others admitted they were in tears after seeing the boy’s picture.

Many people have been touched by the powerful message relayed by that single picture. There’s really no stopping a student who wants to go to school – even if he doesn’t have his own schoolbag.

Were you inspired by this little boy’s photo? Do hit us up with your comments below. Also, feel free to share this post on your social media. Any student, young or old, needs to see this one.

H/T: Viral4Real


Couple Quits Jobs and Sold Everything to Travel the World in a Boat With Their Pet Cat

This couple left their jobs, sold all of their belongings, bought a boat, and have been living the dream!

What would you do with your life if money isn’t an issue? Would you explore the world? Would you live in a boat?

Well, for this couple, the answer to the last two questions is a resounding “yes!”

Matt and Jessica Johnson, both 32 years old, decided to quit their jobs to chase after their dream. Matt used to be employed as a car sales manager while Jessica previously worked as a billing specialist. The couple made a modest income of $1000 USD every month.

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Heartwarming Moment Man With HIV Asked Random Strangers To Touch Him

Would you touch an HIV-inflicted stranger? Janne, an HIV-positive man, wanted to find out for himself. He was curious if people are still afraid of HIV victims and so he went out and did a little experiment.

He made two signs, one in English and one in Finnish, to make sure his message was clear – he was an HIV-positive man and he wanted people to touch him. As you will see in the video below, the reactions he got were priceless.

I Am HIV-Positive. Touch Me!


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Dad Cries Happy Tears After Daughter Surprises Him With Epic Father’s Day Gift

You know you’ve given a great gift when the reaction of the receiver is like this!

Giving gifts to fathers is always an exhausting experience. Because they don't show much emotion and always exude an aura of 'don't think about me,' we are often left with generic choices such as mugs, wallets and belts, to give them.

In this video we found, a daughter took the extra effort to find out what her dad truly fancies so she could give it to him on Father's day. According to the YouTube description, the father and daughter tandem lost their house and everything they owned to a fire incident.

For Father's day, the daughter then decided to get the help of her grandmother so she could buy the exact same book that the family gave his father years before. We are not sure what the title of the book is exactly, but it surely meant a lot to the father just by looking at his priceless reaction.

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