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Man fosters 38 kids who lost their parents during pandemic. Read his inspiring story

A clip shared by Humans of Bombay on Instagram portrayed a story featuring Jai Sharma, a foster dad to 38 kids.
By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 08:03 PM IST
The image shows Jai Sharma with the kids.(Instagram/@humansofbombay)

The Internet has to offer different kinds of tales and inspiring stories of people who are going that extra mile to make the world a better place are definitely must-reads among them. A heartwarming post shared by Humans of Bombay on Instagram portrays one such story featuring Jai Sharma, a foster dad to 38 kids. A video documenting his story may leave you misty-eyed.

“You don’t need to wear a cape to be a hero,” reads the apt caption shared alongside the video. The recording starts with Sharma introducing himself and explaining how he gave up MBA at the age of 22 to start an NGO. As the pandemic hit, he went on to distribute relief packages among those who needed it and came across a child who has lost his parents.

And from that point, Sharma decided to take care of kids with a similar fate making him a happy dad of 38 foster kids.

Take a look at the video:


Shared on July 25, the recording has garnered over 1.3 lakh likes and many reactions. The beautiful clip left many teary-eyed. While some couldn’t stop showering Sharma with praise, others described how wholesome and heart-warming the clip was. Some also shared heart emojis to show their love for the clip

“You are a real life hero,” wrote an Instagram user. “Such a beautiful gesture! More power to him,” commented another. “Beautiful! How can anyone else help?? I'd be more than happy to help!” asked a third.

What are your thoughts on this clip?

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