(CBS News) A bus driver in Winnipeg, Canada, brought his passengers to tears when he stopped his bus to give a barefoot homeless man the shoes off his feet.
Winnipeg transit bus driver Kristian Doubledee was doing his job Tuesday, just like he has done every day for the past four years. But, for the 38-year-old who was born in Boston and raised in New Brunswick, Canada, this day was going to turn out differently.
Denise Campbell, a passenger on Doubledee's bus, recalled, "Suddenly, the bus driver yelled, "Hey buddy" - and he got off the bus and went out to a man."
That's when Doubledee took off his shoes and handed them to the homeless man who had been walking barefoot.
Campbell said, "One of the ladies sitting in front of me got up and asked him or said to him, "That was the most amazing thing I have ever seen.""
So moved by what she had seen, Campbell wrote about it on a community news blog. From there, it went viral, and the story of the bus driver who literally gave a stranger the shoes off his feet has people everywhere talking - and speechless...