- A grandfather has gone viral due to his utmost resilience to make it through each day
- He sells ice drop during daytime and would sell balut at night
- For Lolo Aquiles, if you work with God by your side, you will be able to achieve things
Lolo Aquiles Besin is all alone in the world, without a family beside him. However, this did not stop him from looking for ways and means to survive.
KAMI learned that at 76-years old, Lolo Aquiles would still sell stuff that would earn him money.
What makes Lolo Aquiles worth more than a cursory look is the fact that he is blind!
This Lolo became blind when he was just more than a year old due to cataract.
According to ABS-CBN's report by Jose Carretero, Lolo's only companion when he would go around selling ice drop and balut is his cane.
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Aside from the fact that he knows his route, Lolo Aquiles' customers are amazed at how he's able to determine the money given to him and provide the right amount of change.
At the moment, he is staying with a family who took him in.
Despite his struggles, his faith in God and his hard work and dedication are truly admirable.
"Talagang kasama ang sipag sa ano, sa hanapbuhay, 'pag ang Panginoong Diyos ang kasama mo, kung ano ang gusto mo, magagawa mo ito," said Lolo Aquiles.
Indeed, Lolo Besin is an example of somebody who sees past the difficulties and would set his eyes on his goal.
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