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It is so refreshing to hear about acts of kindness in the news instead of negativity and tragedy. There is not enough compassion in our world today but a hero ~ who thanks his Mother for his upbringing ~ that is someone very special indeed.

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One Ontario man’s tiny act of kindness is making a huge impact on social media.

Godfrey Cuotto KindnessGodfrey Cuotto, a 21-year-old student in Hamilton, Ont., was photographed holding hands with a man named Robert with special needs on a local bus earlier this week.

The photo, which was later posted on the Facebook page “Only In Hamilton” by a stranger, has now gone viral.

Cuotto says he was coming home from a burrito joint downtown when he entered a packed bus, and a man sitting near the front wanted to shake his hand. A little taken aback at first, the McMaster student says he then shook Robert’s hand.

“He kept holding my hand,” he told the Huffington Post Canada. “I thought I was getting pranked at first, but he just needed comfort.”

Over the 30-minute bus ride, Cuotto says the man held his hand, leaned on him, hugged him…

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  1. What a beautiful, heartwarming story! Thanks for sharing!

  2. beautiful

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