This student let a man with learning difficulties cuddle up to him on the bus
A man has been praised on social media – after he let a distressed man with cerebral palsy cuddle up to him on the bus.
21-year-old student Godfrey Cuotto was snapped on a bus in Hamilton, Ontario after he tried to comfort Robert.
The photo was shared thousands of times after appearing on page ‘Only in Hamilton’.
The poster wrote: “I would like to say thank you to the guy who was [sat] beside a special needs gentleman.
“He allowed him to hold his hand and find comfort well in a packed bus.. It makes my day when I see stuff like that.”
Mr Cuotto told Kiss: “I was going home from a burrito place downtown with my boys, and this guy just grabs my hand.”
“I thought ‘am I getting pranked or something?’…and he put his arm around me really tight.”
“I stayed with him, held his hand.”
He added: “What am I going to do? Sometimes you just have to be selfless and put someone else’s needs above yours.”
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