Boy stops to hug stray dogs thinking no one’s watching

A young boy named Ibrahim, who lives in the city of Grozny in the Chechnya region of Russia, recently proved that you don’t have to be big to be a hero. As he was walking to school one day, he noticed two stray dogs on the side of the road.

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The young here next to his mother.

Being a kind soul, Ibrahim couldn’t just ignore the innocent animals, so he stopped to give them a warm embrace. Someone happened to catch the adorable moment on camera, and the footage quickly went viral. In the clip, Ibrahim can be seen hugging the dogs with so much compassion and love.

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Even after initially leaving the dogs, he realizes that one of them still needs some cuddles, so he goes back for another hug. This heartwarming moment serves as a reminder that even small acts of kindness can make a big difference. With the touching video footage going viral online, it didn’t take too long until the little boy became a hero not only in his neighborhood, but worldwide.

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“I saw the video. That’s Ibrahim,” Katerina, a family friend, explained to The Dodo, adding that the scene is a good reflection of his selfless spirit. “He goes to school with my daughter and helps her carry her bag. He’s a very kind boy.”

Watch the beautiful moment here: