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Little Boy Shows Kindness to Homeless Man

Never underestimate the kindness of strangers. A 5-year-old boy is helping to restore faith in humanity when he insisted that his mother buy a homeless man a meal.

Josiah Duncan and his mother, Ava Faulk, were at their local Waffle House in Prattville, Alabama, when they saw a homeless man outside the building. Duncan had many questions for his mom once he spotted the man, but he was most concerned about one thing.

"He didn't have any food," Duncan said to his mom, who then relayed the story to WAFF 48.

Duncan wanted to help the man, and he told his mom that they should buy him a meal. Faulk saw how important this was to her son and agreed.

"He came in and sat down, and nobody really waited on him," Faulk said. "So Josiah jumped up and asked him if he needed a menu, because you can't order without one."

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Once it was explained that they wanted to buy his food, the homeless man tried to order a basic burger. However, he got the works once Faulk assured him that he could have whatever he wanted.

Duncan had one more request before the man could enjoy his meal. The young boy wanted the man to join him in prayer. Duncan sang a blessing as loudly as he could in front of the 11 other customers in the Waffle House.

"The man cried. I cried. Everybody cried," Faulk said.

They left the man to eat his meal in peace, and he left soon after he finished. Faulk's pride in her son's actions is evident. His insistence that she pay for a homeless man's meal hopefully left a lasting impression on all the patrons in the Waffle House.

"Watching my son touch the 11 people in that Waffle House tonight will be forever one of the greatest accomplishments as a parent I'll ever get to witness," Faulk said.

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