Netizen shares the painful story of this hardworking 94-year-old vendor on the street

Netizen shares the painful story of this hardworking 94-year-old vendor on the street

- A compassionate netizen has taken to Facebook to share the painful story of a 94-year-old vendor that she has met on the streets of Bacolod

- The 94-year-old grandpa from the Municipality of Saravia in Negros Occidental has been seen walking along the streets of Bacolod while dragging along 135 kilograms of seafood

- He was alone, abandoned by his family early on, and with no one to look after him so he traverse the streets of Bacolod to work so he could buy food for himself

A compassionate netizen who goes by the name Casey Jurin has taken to Facebook to share the painful story of a 94-year-old vendor that she has met on the streets of Bacolod.

In a post made on Saturday, January 7, Casey had posted the photos of an old man and the produce that he is selling.

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Casey Juris and the 94-year-old vendor she encountered on the streets of Bacolod Photo credit: Casey Juris' Facebook

She shared that the 94-year-old grandpa from the Municipality of Saravia in Negros Occidental has been seen walking along the streets of Bacolod while dragging along 135 kilograms of seafood to earn his keep.

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According to Casey, a short interview with the man revealed that he was alone, abandoned by his family early on, and with no one to look after him.

The post made by Casey did not reveal the man's name or identifications that might help track his family, but she had shared that the man travels from Saravia to the Northbound terminal and back along the streets of Bacolod so he could buy food for himself.

Casey, towards the end of her post, urged netizens to share the story of this man so that someone could help him.

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The translated post made by Casey reads,

"94 na po si tatay pero nag bubuhat pa rin po siya ng 135kilos of seafoods para lang makabili ng bigas. Ang hirap po ng sitwasyon niya, from Saravia tina-travel po niya papuntang Northbound terminal tapos lalakarin lang po niya para ilako ang kanyang paninda sa Bacolod."

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