Act of Kindness Captured on Car’s Backup Camera in Traffic

The world can be a dark, dangerous and cruel place. People do not always treat each other with warmth and respect. Anyone on any form of social media can attest to the fact that any subject, absolutely anything, can result in a hurtful or harmful comment. But there are times when a simple, unexpected act of kindness can change a pessimistic outlook into a more hopeful one.

One of those acts that will have you feeling a little better about the state of humanity was caught on a vehicle’s backup camera of all places.

A user on Reddit posted the heartwarming moment. The short, 23-second video shows two people sitting in a vehicle in the foreground with a big, multi-passenger van in a spot right behind it. 

Seconds into the video, the passenger door of the van opens, and a man pops out. He starts walking up to the passenger side door but before he reaches his destination, he reaches up to the roof of the car and grabs something off the car. He then proceeds to hand it to the female passenger.

What may be even more impressive, the kind man doesn’t even wait for a monetary reward or even a handshake. After doing his good deed, he casually walks back to his vehicle.

The person who posted the video on the site later added a comment stating, “This happened earlier today. The driver of the van was waving and honking for a mile or so – I thought it was a case of road rage until the kind passenger got out and handed them the phone.”

For some reason, driving is one of those everyday activities that can often lead to bad behavior from our fellow motorists. However, as the video shows, it’s also a place where acts of unexpected acts of kindness can take place.

Colossians 3:12 “Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;


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