Former homeless man surprises homeless man

Jun 4, 2014, 3:17 AM | Updated: 3:18 am

Kindness is a powerful thing.

Remember when YouTuber MagidofRahat gave Eric, a homeless man, a house after a fundraising campaign?

Now Eric is paying it forward.

After finding a homeless man playing guitar on a street corner, Eric goes up to him with $1,000 and says he’d love to pay for a hotel room for the guy.

The man is naturally apprehensive at first, and tells Eric no thanks.

But Eric presses on, ensuring his act of selflessness is legitimate, even admitting to the fellow that he, too, used to be homeless.

With a “why not?” shrug, the guy follows Eric, whose $1,000 buys a whole month’s stay in a nearby hotel — and a potentially life-changing moment.

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Former homeless man surprises homeless man