A homeless man has been reunited with his family after a woman’s random act of kindness.
The lady, known only as Bev, noticed the rough sleeper in a bus stop in Chadderton and decided to help.
She went into nearby Baguettes of Broadway sandwich shop on Wednesday and handed owner Ciaran Egan £15 to give the homeless man breakfast and hot drinks for a week.
Her kind-hearted gesture touched Ciaran and his team, and they posted the tale on Facebook. The story was shared more than 2,000 times in just a day.
In a strange twist of fate, Bev then realised she recognised the rough sleeper, and that he was in fact the brother of a former work colleague.
Ciaran says she managed to find his number and by the following morning the brother had driven from Morecambe to Chadderton and picked the homeless man up.
The Facebook post told how the story unfolded: “Today we …