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Singapore – An 83-year-old mechanic uncle was spotted by an internet user at Blk 423 Pasir Ris Drive 6 Void Deck doing bicycle repairs and providing people with a bicycle repair service to help out cyclists and cyclists in the area.
The post was shared on the Singapore Park Connection Network (SGPCN) Facebook group on Tuesday (November 16) by a man named Morna Morna who easily received interactions from internet users.
After the older man’s photos went viral, internet users quickly asked for his location and details to send their financial help and support for his kidney dialysis.
Popped in by chance and saw an 83 year old uncle as a bicycle mechanic with more than 30 years of experience repairing and maintaining bicycles on the Pasir Ris-Voiddeck to pay for his monthly kidney dialysis. You will see him for kidney dialysis every day except Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, ”says the caption.
The author responded to some of the comments wanting to approach the older man and help him. He also edited his caption and posted the 83-year-old mechanic uncle’s location after the post went viral.
“Edited: My messenger is flooded with pm for the location. Decided to post it here, zip code 510423, ”he added at the end of his original caption.
Hours later, a man named Gabriel Lim shared the viral post, introducing himself as the grandson of the viral mechanic’s uncle. He then also clarified the situation on his grandfather, as some people got a wrong idea about the shared post.
“Hello everyone, this is Gabriel and I am the grandson of the“ bicycle uncle ”that you were all so worried about. First of all, I would like to thank you all for the care and kindness you showed my grandfather. We are really grateful to him for all the love he has been shown and the family would like to take this opportunity to clarify the situation as some people have misconceived the whole situation, ”he commented on his shared post on Facebook .
He explained that his grandfather did not need any financial help. According to Lim, he is a private patient and the hospital bills are covered by his insurance and the rest is picked up by family members.
At the end of his comment, he urged internet users to stop sharing the post and let his grandfather’s life return to normal as he will not refuse a job request that leads to exhaustion.
The bicycle mechanic has over 30 years of experience in repairing and performing bicycle services for people. The mechanic uncle was always on the empty deck repairing bicycles.
Lim assured internet users that their family gives him the quality of life for his age. He is grateful and grateful for everyone who showed support and help to his grandfather.
The internet users thanked the grandson for clarifying the situation of the bicycle uncle, which left them with a clear explanation and understanding.
The Facebook post that went viral has since been removed. / TISG