Monday, 10 August 2015

Jeslyn Teo (10) 2H

Date Of Article : 4 August 2015

Article : http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/nsf-holds-umbrella-for-elderly-caught-in-rain-while-waiting-for-cab


Title : Soldier holds umbrella for elderly man who was caught in the rain while waiting for cab

Summary : A kind soldier was seen sheltering an elderly man, who was waiting for a taxi, from the pouring rain on Monday morning.


Response : I felt proud of the soldier's kindness towards the elderly. The soldier, Mr Ang, had the initiative to approach  Mr Pargan whose wife and children had left for work earlier and his maid had to stay home to care for his 92-year-old father. It was only drizzling when he left the house, so he did not bring an umbrella. But it started to pour as he waited for a taxi. This small act of kindness touches the heart of many. It may seem small but it is really a lot to the person who received help, especially towards the elderlies who can get sick more easily.

1 comment:

  1. This reflects well on the army, as this shows that the soldier has been taught well in the army to help anyone in need. If he had not helped the man, the army would be looked down on, implying that no one has taught them the values of life.

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