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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In March we featured a story about a homeless man named Eric who was so grateful for the kindness of a stranger and the ‘winning’ lottery ticket he gave him, Eric insisted on sharing the winnings. The viral video was only the beginning for Eric as it turns out.

The YouTuber who orchestrated the generous act, MagicofRahat, said he was inundated with requests to continue helping. So he set up a Fundly site where at present more than 3,000 people have made donations funding better living conditions for Eric to the tune of $50,000!

After the fund had surpassed $40,000,Rahat decided it was time that Eric no longer be homeless. When Eric finds out what’s going on, the sheer emotion of the moment is a spectacle to behold:

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