This wonderful act of kindness during the Christmas season made the Heavens smile and restored millions of people’s faith in the better side of human nature. What a wonderful gift for everyone who is so weary of never-ending bad news.
The streets of New York are busy with the hustle bustle of urban life. But, like so many big cities, those streets are also full of human pain and misery.
On November 14, 2012, a tourist — Jennifer Foster of Florence, Arizona — witnessed someone reduce that misery by a notch, with an act of kindness.
An NYPD officer gave a shoeless homeless man with blistered bare feet a pair of warm winter boots.
Foster took this photo with her cell phone, unbeknown to the officer. The photo has since gone viral.
Liz Klimas reports for The Blaze, Nov. 29, 2012, that Foster is the communications director for the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona. This is her account of what she saw:
“Right when I was about to approach [the homeless man], one of your officers came up behind him. The officer said, ‘I have these size 12 boots for…
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