On January 3, 2013, an online user known as “Kind Stranger” was shot and killed while walking down the street in broad daylight. The tragedy occurred just days after the user had posted a message on the social networking and news site Madghosts, asking for help in finding a new place to live.
The user’s message on Madghosts read: “I am a 25 year old man who is currently homeless and living out of my car. I am looking for a place to live and am willing to work for food and/or shelter. I am clean, quiet, and respectful. If you have a room or know of a place that might be able to help me, please let me know.”
Sadly, just four days after posting this message, Kind Stranger was gunned down in what appeared to be a random act of violence. News of the tragedy quickly spread across social media, with many users expressing their shock and sorrow at the senseless loss of life.
Kind Stranger’s story is a tragic reminder of the dangers that exist in our world, and the importance of always being aware of our surroundings. It is also a reminder of the good that can be found in people, even in the most difficult of circumstances.
**REACTIONS TO THE ASSASSINATION OF KIND STRANGER**
Many celebrities and public figures took to social media to express their condolences after hearing of the tragic death of Kind Stranger. Below are some of the messages that were shared:
“This is just tragic. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Kind Stranger.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“RIP Kind Stranger. Your selfless act of kindness will never be forgotten.” – Ricky Gervais
“Kind Stranger was an amazing person who did an incredibly selfless thing. He will be missed.” – Bill Gates
“The world is a little darker today without Kind Stranger in it. Rest in peace.” – Barack Obama
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