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Guy Accidentally Heard Teens Making Fun Of 75-Year-Old Man’s House, So This Is What He Did
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Guy Accidentally Heard Teens Making Fun Of 75-Year-Old Man’s House, So This Is What He Did

When railroad track inspector Josh Cyganik of Union Pacific heard local kids making rude comments about 75-year-old Leonard Bullock’s home, he decided that he had to do something about it. On July 15th, he posted this message to Facebook:

“…I was at work a couple weeks ago and I heard 2 teenage boys walked by this old man’s house…[and] they said loud enough for me to hear ‘look at this crappy house they just need to burn it down’!… So I’m asking if anyone that wants to help this Saturday to volunteer their time to help paint this gentleman’s house!”

The response was stunning. “I stopped counting at 95 volunteers, but everyone showed up excited and willing to help.” People came from as far as Texas, Washington, and California to help out. When asked for a comment by the Daily Mail, Cyganik said, “According to the media, I’m a hero. I’m not a hero, I just heard something that bothered me.”

More info: UPRR | Facebook (h/t: aplus)

Cyganik overheard teens say, “look at this crappy house, they just need to burn it down!”

He posted to Facebook asking for volunteers to help fix it up, and the response was astounding

People started to show up from as far away as Texas, Washington, and California

“I stopped counting at 95 volunteers, but everyone showed up excited and willing to help”

“I was raised to respect the people who came before you, to help others out who don’t have much”

Here’s the final result!

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MartinaVeselá
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6 years ago

There are still good people out there.

Sudip
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6 years ago

Hats Off to your contribution Josh Cyganik!!

VandaKildani
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6 years ago

Amazing Josh Cyganik .... Hats off

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MartinaVeselá
Community Member
6 years ago

There are still good people out there.

Sudip
Community Member
6 years ago

Hats Off to your contribution Josh Cyganik!!

VandaKildani
Community Member
6 years ago

Amazing Josh Cyganik .... Hats off

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