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Scared and Alone After Missing the Last Train Home, Young Woman Suddenly Is Approached by Homeless Man for Most Unexpected Reason

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When a hero popped up in an unlikely place recently, it was a reminder to the rest of us to never judge a book by its cover.

It started when Nicole Sedgebeer, 21, realized she missed the last train back home after a night out in London. The next train wouldn’t leave until the next morning–and the train station’s doors were closed, so she didn’t even have a place to take shelter from the rain.

Unsure of what to do next, she was about to burst into tears–but luckily, a homeless man named Mark noticed her standing there, and he offered to help.

Mark escorted her to an all-night cafe, making sure she had a coffee and a place to sit before leaving as he had to go and get his sleeping bag. And although he promised to come back and walk her to the station at 5 a.m., Nicole assumed that was the last she’d see of him.

But Mark did come back, even taking a bus out of his way to get to her, and brought her to the right train in the morning.

Shocked by his kindness, she shared the encounter and a picture of her and Mark on Facebook, with a message reminding others to not judge another’s character by his or her circumstances.

“When I asked him why he did it, he said it was a father’s duty to get another man’s daughter home safe,” Nicole wrote in her post.

What a guy!

I hope this story makes people look twice when they see a homeless person. Last night I missed my last train home and…

Posted by Nicole Sedgebeer on Friday, March 4, 2016

via Metro.co.uk

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