Heartbreaking Photo of Homeless Boy Doing Homework Resonates Around the World
A Facebook post has shed some light on one homeless boy's plight.
A woman took a photo of this homeless Filipino boy doing his homework by the light of a McDonald's restaurant.
So, who is the child? He's Daniel, a 9-year-old boy, who, along with his widowed mother and his two siblings, has been without a home since a fire destroyed it five years ago.
The photo touched a nerve and quickly went viral. Action has been swift, too, with people donating to help the boy and his family.
Local news outlet ABS-CBN caught up with Daniel, who said he wants to do well in school so he can help his family. He also dreams of becoming a police officer.