In Chicago, passengers on a city transit train were amazed and inspired when a stranger struck up a conversation with a homeless man and ended up giving that man the winter boots off his feet.
Because a Facebook post about the encounter went viral, the stranger was identified as Maurice Anderson, who told his side of the story. Maurice was bothered that the homeless man’s shoes were tattered and wondered how many socks the man had to wear just to keep warm. Knowing that his boots would certainly help the guy, he handed them over — along with an extra pair of socks he had in his suitcase.
Luckily, Maurice also had an extra pair of shoes for himself in that suitcase to get him home — but was mostly thankful to be in a position to help someone who really needed it.
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