With an undeniable positive spirit and exuberance for life, he prepares to share his words on the popular social networking service called TikTok. From the moment he says “hello” in the online video until the end of the 31 seconds that follows, he exemplifies the best of humanity. He grips the handrail as he stands and with all the wisdom of his retired, seasoned self he shares his truth.
One look in his direction and viewers easily imagine his backstory being that of a grandfather who, long ago, raised his children and who’s lived a life that’s witnessed world wars, the triumph of civil rights, the rise of technology, and countless other changes that make the start of his life strikingly different than the latter part. His thinning hair and inviting wrinkles hypnotize viewers, making them root for him even though they’ve never met. Without even offering his name or any indication that he wants credit for the video, he leaves a tremendous impression in less time than it takes bread to toast, boasting nearly 1.5 million views by April 4th of 2020.
With unwavering conviction and during a time when the world is battered with ever-increasing coronavirus facts that leave people searching for light amongst their darkness,