Last March, Youtube Personality MagicofRahat surprised a homeless man named Eric by purchasing him a fake lottery ticket. Little did Eric know, Rahat had given $1000.00 to a store clerk and Eric’s chances of winning were 100%.
Rahat, who has over three million Youtube subscribers, was hit with a firestorm of messages asking how they could donate to Eric. He set up a crowd funding project to help Eric get back on his feet. The project more than doubled the intended goal of $20,000.00.
When the house was ready for Eric, Rahat picked him up and pretended they were going out to eat. During their drive, Rahat made an unexpected detour by telling Eric he had to grab something at his house. Eric stepped into the home, which he thought belonged to Rahat, only to find out it the home was actually his…
When a Guy Gives a Homeless Man a ‘Winning Lottery Ticket,’ How the Man Responds is Worth More Than Money
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^^^ helps to understand why people were so willing and eager to donate to the cause.