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Heartbreaking Video Shows Elderly Carpenter Struggling To Make A Living



A video shared on TikTok by user @iam__david002 has tugged at the heartstrings of many, showcasing the dire situation of an elderly carpenter struggling to make a living.

The young man, David, met the aged craftsman in his compound, where he was attempting to repair wooden items, but was clearly overwhelmed by his physical limitations.

The video shows the frail and emaciated old man laboring to saw and join wood pieces, his struggles a stark reminder of the challenges many elderly individuals face in Nigeria. Moved by the man’s plight, David stepped in to assist him, and is now calling on netizens to help support the elderly carpenter.

Watch the video below;


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♬ – Rybeena

David’s video has sparked an outpouring of sympathy and support, with many calling for assistance and resources to be directed towards the elderly man.

Read some netizens reactions below;

@Precious Akinpelumi: Facts abt life he might have successful children that he invested all his life and maybe wife turned them against him or stuff. That’s life

@ᔕTᑌᑎᑎᗩ Iᔕ ᗷEᗩᑌTIᖴᑌᒪ 🤭🧸💕: Anytime I remember someone can work hard and still remain poor …. Na prayers always for me … make I no work hard in vain or for peanuts 🙏🏼😩

@🇮 🇧 🇷 🇦 🇭 🇮 🇲: he play with his youth….i no dey pity them ajeh

@Oganji: this man fit be retired civil servant sef… this country sha

@Horlaexclusive painting 🖌️🎨: may we not work hard and remain the same… Amen. life don’t just favor some people even when they do it right

@Ebonylatush❤️‍🩹🥺📌🇦🇪 : Omo this break my heart cus baba suppose dey relax 🥺”

As the video continues to circulate, it is hoped that it will inspire collective action to make a positive impact on the life of this elderly carpenter and others like him.
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