Stephen Jones, a homeless man who slept on the street near the Manchester arena, where the attack occurred, claiming the lives of 22 people, became the hero of the day. Instead of running away, hearing the explosion, he rushed to help the victims.
About his feat Jones said in an interview with ITV News.
«There were a lot of homeless people who stayed and helped. When you see bloody children, you can’t stay away. If I ran, I couldn’t continue to live with this», – leads edition of the words of Jones.
This interview is extremely touched by the co-owner of football club «West ham United» David Sullivan and his son, Dave Jr., who decided in turn to help the homeless is to find him and pay rent for six months.
With the help of journalists, the owner of the football club found Jones for a few hours, gave money to pay the rent and bought food and clothes. Another wealthy resident of Manchester took a homeless man on the work, offering place belonging to the company, and the users of social networks organized crowdfunding and assembled to Jones, a total of 85,000 dollars.