In 2018, the world was buzzing, after hearing the news about the French Spiderman who swiftly went up four floors to save a child. Well, this time we have a new Spiderman in town, but in China in 2023.
In what almost looked like a move from the fictional heroic figure (Spiderman), a man whose act of kindness has now gone viral, climbed the side of a building as easily as if he himself were the web-spinning wonder to rescue a toddler that had fallen out of a building window onto a ledge.
In the city of Changzhou, a casually dressed middle-aged man was videotaped scaling a pipe to reach the second-floor ledge of a building where a child was crying, after previously falling out of a window another floor above.
According to the South China Morning Post, the identity of the good Samaritan is still unknown, and the child suffered only a few scratches.
In China, it’s said of society “love the children, honor the elders,” which is beautifully encapsulated in this short rescue. Watch below: