This Man Sees A Dog Sleeping Out In The Cold And Does Something Incredible

In this cold winter season, one selfless act warmed the hearts of millions. Turkey has been facing an especially cold winter, full of snow and freezing temperatures. The homeless dogs and cats of the region have been hit especially hard.

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Source:┬áTuna ├ľztun├ž

One man went above and beyond to help one canine in Giresun, Turkey. Security camera footage that was being reviewed after a theft revealed a man taking off his coat and giving it to one of the dogs.The man, later identified as B├╝lent Kalpak├ž─▒o─člu, told The Dodo:

If I did not give my jacket, it would have eaten at my conscience. While we are sitting warm at home, they are outside in the cold.
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Source: Giresun Municipality

His heartwarming actions were rewarded by the mayor who gave him a special certificate to thank him for his contributions to society.The mayor, Kerim Aksu, said in his statement:

With this action, he gave a lesson in humanity. Animals are our friends. We love people, we love our city, we love all living things that are an integral part of us and our city.
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Source: Giresun Municipality

This man will hopefully be an inspiration for others andshow that small acts of kindness can make a big difference.Watch the full video below:

Bu g├╝zel insan─▒n ad─▒ B├╝lent Kalpak├ž─▒o─člu...Giresun belediyesinde ├žal─▒┼čan bir i┼č├ži..Posted by Tuna ├ľztun├ž on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

H/t: The Dodo

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