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Video: Make the homeless smile

Lindsey Smith

TrueStoryASA makes prank videos that are posted on YouTube, but they recently decided to mix things up a bit by recording themselves giving the homeless food, clothing, water and money in exchange for smiles. They wrote on their page, “Our intention in this video is to make their days and to make you guys always be positive to others.”

Mission accomplished. Watch the video and you’ll find yourself smiling by this very simple, but powerful, experiment.

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  • Mia Pokriefka

    I was only tearing up the whole time. People are absolutely awesome.