Woman Receives A Handwritten Letter From A Homeless Man That Moves Her To Tears

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.

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24. An Incredible Man

Did 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 eating a hot meal can be truly challenging. There are many amazing stories about homeless people that managed to turn their lives around, but this one will blow you away!

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This is the incredible story of Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho, a man who never gave up his passion despite everything in his life going to ruin. People were wondering how did he end up like this, but the important question is: who is this man and how did he become unrecognizable?

23. A Difficult Life

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Raimundo has been living on the streets of Brazil for 35 years and life has been nothing but a challenge for him. The man was 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.

22. His True Passion

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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 of expressing himself. Ever since he was a young boy writing was the only thing that mattered, but once he ended up on the streets everything turned to ashes. Until one day…

21. His Dreams

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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. In spite of this, he was always true to his calling and never gave up.

20. A Simple Gesture

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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 loved to put them on paper. He had no idea that one day everything was about to change. And it all started with a simple gesture…

19. Who Was This Man?

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Begging was not something he enjoyed doing and never asked strangers for help. But one day, as Raimundo was sitting on the sidewalk, a woman passed by and noticed something unusual about the old homeless man. He looked familiar but she simply couldn’t remember who he was.

18. Doing Something About It

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The woman was intrigued to find out why books and paper surrounded Raimundo at all times, but she never had the courage to ask. But this time she wasn’t going to ignore him once more. She was determined to find out who the mysterious homeless man was.

17. Helping Out

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Wanting to help but not knowing how she did the only thing she could think of: she brought him food. The man was moved to tears by this act of kindness and he wanted to repay her, but he didn’t have anything to offer in return. Then he had this incredible idea…

16. Showing Gratitude

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Raimundo couldn’t believe that such people still exist. The man was determined to show his gratitude towards the nice woman who took care of him, but he had absolutely nothing to give in return. Then he had the most wonderful idea who ended up saving his life.

15. A Wonderful Life

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Days passed and she kept on bringing him food every day, treating him with kindness and encouraging him with kind words. Even though he was shy to show off his work or even talk to strangers, Raimundo had nothing else to give her in return for her good deeds. Except for this…

14. Giving Something Back

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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.

13. Beautiful Poem

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The woman started reading and the poem moved her to tears. She couldn’t believe that the homeless man she has been visiting every day was such a good writer and that he dedicated a poem to her. That’s when she decided to do this amazing thing…

12. Helping Out

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After reading the poem and seeing his talent for writing, the woman was determined to help Raimundo show his work to the entire world. The feeling she knew him was stronger than ever, who was this man?

11. Special Thanks

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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. And that’s not all!

10. Dreams Become Reality

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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 and get cleaned up. Then this happened…

9. A New Life

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After so many years of living on the streets, he was finally living in a safe place. Just wait until you see him after a complete makeover! With his face all over the media, something amazing happened that turned his life around.

8. A Complete Makeover

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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.

7. A Facebook Page

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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…

6. Someone Recognized Him

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One man left a weird message on the Facebook page saying the old man looked really familiar but he couldn’t be sure unless they met. After a few days of waiting, Raimundo finally met the man who hasn’t seen in years.

5. Long Lost Brother

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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.

4. Going Home

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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!

3. Family Time

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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.

2. Looking Good

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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.

1. A Lesson To Learn

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Raimundo’s case had a happy ending, but there are thousands of people living on the streets who could still need our help. A simple gesture could change their lives so let’s do something about it!

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