Florida man poses as homeless person, hands out money to those who help

Posted at 9:46 AM, Dec 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-28 09:46:00-05

PLANTATION, FL (WSVN/CNN) – The holiday season is about giving. One Florida man wanted to put that to the test.

People asking for money outside a store is a common sight across South Florida, and often these people are ignored by passersby.

A South Florida man named Brian Breach gave a general lesson in kindness recently by posing as a homeless person and then richly rewarding those who helped him out.

"So, I woke up a couple days before Christmas, and there was this video online that really inspired me to give,” Breach said. “So, I woke up, I called my videographer, we went over to Target, and I held the sign that said, 'Can you please help me feed my family?' I had a cup there, and anyone that gave me a dollar, five dollars, anything like that, got $100 in return."

Breach said one woman offered to buy him a meal. Another shopper came out of the store with his son to teach him about giving back.

Breach said he handed out $500 to unsuspecting shoppers by the end of the day.

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