Guy Finds Stranded Lady In A Wheelchair—He Doesn’t Hesitate

Guy Finds Stranded Lady In A Wheelchair—He Doesn’t Hesitate

Paraplegic Plight

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One lady found herself in a bit of a situation. On her way to the grocery store, her wheelchair motor had burnt out. This left her in an awkward position. Teetering between the road and the sidewalk, she was truly stuck. She decided to try her luck at flagging down passing motorists. But the cars kept passing her by. Slowly, she became despondent. Until one man arrived and did something remarkable.

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A Remarkable Pair

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Belinda Whittaker was no average citizen. Even though she was 67-years-old, this lady was a feisty go-getter. Furthermore, she was a particularly religious lady. And she had no idea she shared these traits with her soon to be rescued. In the same right, Bilal Quintyne too had a lust for life and passion for God. But the pair had no idea how their paths would cross. But when they did, Belinda could never have been happier.

Is It A Help Or A Hindrance?

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At 67-years-old, Belinda lived happily by herself. Yes, it was lonely, but she made the most of things. She lived currently in an elderly retirement complex. This made life easier since she was close to people constantly But, there was more to her. Belinda was in a wheelchair. She could not move in her own accord. This made things just that much more challenging for her. But she wasn’t always like this.

The Past Holds Hurt

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When Belinda was a child, she was born able-bodied. However, she developed the disease polio. Polio is a virus which generally affects children under 5. The diseases can lead to paralysis in some cases. Not all. But unfortunately for Belinda, she was one of the minorities. Belinda lost the function of her legs. Furthermore, there is no cure for polio. This meant that poor Belinda was stuck like this forever. But she had no idea just how stuck she would be one day.

Accidents Happen

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Recently, Belinda had owned a handicap accessible van. This was everything she ever needed as it allowed her to get to point A to point B without a fuss. However, one day something dreadful happened. Belinda had gotten into an accident. She was alright, but her precious van was not. Now, left to nothing but her wheelchair, Belinda found herself between a rock and a hard place. And one day, the unthinkable happened as she attempted to run a simple errand.

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Making The Most Of Things

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Belinda managed just fine. She was used to facing the world as she was. So, she managed to make the most of her situation. Luckily, she had a motorized wheelchair. This allowed her to get around so long as her trips were close by. Sure, it wasn't ideal. But it was the best she could do at that moment. But then, calamity struck when her trust steed decided enough was enough.

When Your Get-Up-And-Go Got-Up-And-Went

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One day, Belinda needed to run a few errands. She was short on groceries, so, her first stop was the supermarket. However, when she was making her way there, catastrophe struck. Belinda's wheelchair decided it had enough. The little motor inside it officially burnt out. This left Belinda in a really sticky scenario. She was quite a far way away from home. But this resourceful lady had a plan.

What To Do Between A Rock And A Hard Place

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Belinda had all the faith in humanity at this point in time. She trusted that someone would stop when they saw her. After all, she was just a little old lady off to do some shopping. While someone eventually would help out, she didn’t expect who it would be. Up until Bilal’s arrival, Belinda was left hapless. But when he showed up, no one expected him to react the way he did.

Rejection Gets The Better Of Belinda

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Eventually, Belinda began to become disheartened. Then, a spark came to her! She would just phone someone for help. Upbeat, Belinda rummaged through her bag. But, as luck would have it, today was the day she had forgotten her cell phone. Now she really was up the creek without a paddle. So then she decided to signal drivers. But the response she received was baffling.

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Why Won’t Anyone Help Me!

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The poor woman found herself stranded for what seemed like a lifetime. Her wheelchair was her only means of transport. So, when the motor gave in, she literally could not do a thing. Desperately, she signaled to passers-by. But, people simply drove on. She felt utterly invisible. She couldn’t understand why no one was willing to help her. That was until Bilal ran by. And his response was amazing.

A Knight In Shining Armour

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When Belinda was least expecting it, help arrived. Bilal was out for his morning run. Aspiring to be a boxer, fitness was everything. However, when he ran past Belinda, he knew something wasn’t right. “You need any help?” Bilal asked. And she definitely did. The 24-year-old proceeded to push the old lady home. However, even though he was a fit individual, one thing made their journey incredibly difficult.

It’s An Uphill Battle

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It literally was an uphill battle. Belinda’s home was located on a slight incline from where she was stranded. But Bilal was ready. He viewed this as his daily training. But as he began up the hill, he had no idea how long it would take. It was a long trip. Thirty grueling minutes later, Bilal and Belinda arrived at her apartment. But it was what he did during the journey that got people talking.

A Passion Is Ignited

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On the journey home, a fire was lit in Bilal. That particular morning, he had a friend training with him. So, he asked his friend to whip out the smartphone. On the journey home, Bilal shared a passionate video. “I don't care what you're going through, when God calls you to help, you supposed to help! Period.” He shared how we need to be there for one another to build a better future. But the video’s response was unexpected.

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Can I Get An Amen?

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When Bilal shared the video to social media, he did not anticipate the response it received. The title of his post was “God’s Plan. God’s Work”. But when people saw it, they flipped. The post was shared and reacted to a whopping 66,000 times. 3-million views were accrued by the video footage. And people loved Bilal for it. The praise and agreement were overwhelming. However, that is not where the story ends.

An Odd Couple

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“I think maybe I was in shock or something, or disbelief, but I didn't get his name or anything,” Belinda shared. It wasn’t until a month later that the pair found each other once more. Belinda happened across the friend who had shot the whole video. She got Bilal’s contact details from him and the pair now stay in touch regularly. As Bilal says "You can't do wrongdoing good. And that's what it's all about."

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