Society tends to look down on homeless people, but we have no way of knowing what caused them to end up on the streets. Unfortunately, homeless people don’t get any attention even though they might be really talented or wise. This is the story of Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho who shocked the entire world after he gave a letter to a total stranger. What did it say? Let’s find out…
Do you ever see a homeless man and think about the struggles that he might be going through? Life is hard on them and basic things like finding healthy food to eat can be challenging. There are many amazing stories about homeless people that managed to turn their lives around, but this one will blow you away!
19. INCREDIBLE STORY
Today we are going to share with you the incredible story of Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho, a man who never gave up his passion for writing despite everything in his life going to ruin. You better stick for #7 because you will be moved to tears.
18. DIFFICULT LIFE
Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho has been living on the streets of Brazil for 35 years and life has been nothing but a challenge for him. Raimundo has struggled to survive for nearly four decades, but he never gave up on his passion. Little did he know that this was about to change his life forever.
17. TRUE PASSION
Ever since Raimundo was a young man, he loved to read and write. The man enjoyed writing poems about life and he always had a unique way to express himself, but unfortunately, no one ever read his work.
Raimundo has always dreamed of people reading his work, but he never expected this to happen. He knew he was homeless and that no one is really going to pay any attention to the things he says or writes. Until THIS happened…
15. WRITING POEMS
The only thing that kept a smile on his face when he was starving and freezing was writing poems. The man had a way with words and he loves to put them on paper. He had no idea that everything was about to change. And it all started with a simple gesture…
14. GOOD WOMAN
One day as Raimundo was sitting on the sidewalk, a good woman decided to give him some food. The man was moved to tears by this act and he wanted to repay her, but he didn’t have anything to offer in return. Then he had this incredible idea…
13. DELICIOUS FOOD
The woman was always intrigued to find out why books and paper surround Raimundo at all times, but she never had the courage to ask. She only visited him once a week and gave him some food because she knew that he was starving. How did he show his gratitude?
12. SHOWING HIS GRATITUDE
The man was determined to show his gratitude towards the nice woman who has been taking care of him and he wrote a poem for her. Even though he was shy to show off his work, Raimundo had nothing else to give her in return for her good deeds. Except for this…
11. AMAZING GIFT
The homeless man gifted the woman a handwritten letter and he left. He didn’t want to see her reaction when she read it because he was afraid she might not like it. You won’t believe what the woman did after receiving this amazing gift.
10. BEAUTIFUL POEM
The woman started reading and the poem moved her to tears. She couldn’t believe that the homeless man she has been visiting every week was such a good writer and that he dedicated a poem only to her. That’s when she decided to do this amazing thing…
9. HELPING OUT
After reading the poem and seeing his talent for writing, the woman was determined to help Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho show his work to the entire world. Can you believe this?
8. SPECIAL THANKS
The woman thanked Raimundo for the poem that he wrote for her and told him that she asked the local paper to publish some of his work. The homeless man was in shock! His dream of having his work published was becoming a reality!
7. DREAMS BECOME REALITY
The local paper was more than happy to publish Raimundo’s poems after seeing how talented he is. The homeless man’s story moved more people and they helped him get a room in the shelter house and get cleaned up.
6. HOT SHOWER
Raimundo became unrecognizable after taking a hot shower and putting some nice clothes on. The man was starting to look like the writer he has always been. Although, this is not the only thing that the good woman did for him.
5. FACEBOOK PAGE
The woman also created a Facebook page so that her new friend would have a place where he could publish his work. The page got thousands of likes and the man’s story went viral. This is when a stranger sent a rather interesting message…
4. LONG LOST BROTHER
Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho’s long lost brother found the Facebook page and he told the woman who was helping his brother that he wants to meet. Raimundo couldn’t believe that his family was looking for him all along.
3. GOING HOME
Raimundo’s brother asked him to come back to his hometown city and live with his family. Raimundo was no longer a homeless man and he had someone to care for him!
2. FAMILY TIME
Can you believe how much the homeless man’s life has changed? It only took a good deed from a woman to turn Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho’s life around and bring him back with his family members.
1. LOOKING GOOD
Raimundo’s family helped him clean up and he looks like a normal man again. He can say goodbye to the days of living on the streets of Brazil and just focus on his work as a writer without having to worry about starving or freezing ever again.