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Sat Sep 22, 2012, 09:23 AM

Bus driver gives his shoes to homeless man

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-33816_162-57518288/bus-driver-gives-his-shoes-to-homeless-man/

Bus driver gives his shoes to homeless man

(CBS News) A bus driver in Winnipeg, Canada, brought his passengers to tears when he stopped his bus to give a barefoot homeless man the shoes off his feet.

Winnipeg transit bus driver Kristian Doubledee was doing his job Tuesday, just like he has done every day for the past four years. But, for the 38-year-old who was born in Boston and raised in New Brunswick, Canada, this day was going to turn out differently.

Denise Campbell, a passenger on Doubledee's bus, recalled, "Suddenly, the bus driver yelled, 'Hey buddy' - and he got off the bus and went out to a man."

That's when Doubledee took off his shoes and handed them to the homeless man who had been walking barefoot.


Kris Doubledee with his bus (CBS)

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Reply Bus driver gives his shoes to homeless man (Original post)
jsr Sep 2012 OP
former-republican Sep 2012 #1
Ilsa Sep 2012 #2
yesphan Sep 2012 #3
onethatcares Sep 2012 #4
Safetykitten Sep 2012 #5
RKP5637 Sep 2012 #7
Jennicut Sep 2012 #9
piratefish08 Sep 2012 #6
FedUpWithIt All Sep 2012 #8
99Forever Sep 2012 #10
ksoze Sep 2012 #11
louis-t Sep 2012 #12
bluethruandthru Sep 2012 #15
joanbarnes Sep 2012 #13
geckosfeet Sep 2012 #14
proReality Sep 2012 #16
bluethruandthru Sep 2012 #17
HopeHoops Sep 2012 #18
Monk06 Sep 2012 #19
justice1 Sep 2012 #20

Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 09:28 AM

1. still hope for mankind

 

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 09:29 AM

2. Kindness will never go out of style, I hope. nt

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 09:29 AM

3. More of this

please.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 09:36 AM

4. that's a great story and remember

it all starts with YOU.

We can make a difference, that's why the ptbs are always trying to divide us.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 10:50 AM

5. And this is special why? Is there more? Signed The Rmoneys.

 

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Response to Safetykitten (Reply #5)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:07 AM

7. Rmoney would want to know how much the man gave him or did he lease

them to him.

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Response to Safetykitten (Reply #5)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:28 AM

9. Romney would have his limo driver run the homeless man down.

Mittens is Ebenezer Scrooge before he changed.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 10:52 AM

6. he shouldn't be driving barefoot

KIDDING!!


this is awseome!



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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:18 AM

8. I wish someone would start a news source that only seeks and publishes these types of stories.

American's love recognition. There also is a real tendency in this country to follow trends. It would be great if there was an increase in recognition for this type of behavior that lead to a trend of good and kind deeds being done.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:33 AM

10. What else can you say but...



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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:35 AM

11. Iraqi journaist gives his shoes to Bush



BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- A man identified as an Iraqi journalist threw shoes at -- but missed -- President Bush during a news conference Sunday evening in Baghdad, where Bush was making a farewell visit.


[link:http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/meast/12/14/bush.iraq/|

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Response to ksoze (Reply #11)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:41 AM

12. Haaaaa!!!!

Awww, jeez.

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Response to ksoze (Reply #11)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:19 PM

15. Ok...this made me laugh!

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:55 AM

13. This brings tears of joy, love in action.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:10 PM

14. do free shoes count as income? or is it captial gains?

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:20 PM

16. What a beautiful person! n/t

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:21 PM

17. Wow... what a wonderful man! n/t

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:52 PM

18. That's what qualifies for "a hero".

 

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:59 PM

19. That's an example of a real Christian not some phoney telepreacher asking for money for his mansions


and private jets.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 01:14 PM

20. I witnessed this happen before

I was in Houston, in training for an airline, with other people from across the country. We made it to the Hard Rock cafe. We were lost and were in the process of walking a few miles, trying to find a bus, back to the airport. A homeless man told one of the guys, he liked his shoes, which were new and expensive. To our amazement, he took off the shoes, and gave them to the guy. When asked, he said, "They are just shoes, and that's the way his mother raised him." He walked about another hour in his socks.

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