Republic Poly student buys food, sends elderly commuter home and visits him 2 days later

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A student from the Polytechnic Republic, Phoebe Lim, recently received the Caring Commuter Award.

Lim had noticed an elderly commuter with mobility issues and took the initiative to find him a wheelchair.

She not only stopped at that, but went above and beyond.

Lim accompanied the elderly commuter home and bought him food along the way because she was concerned about him.

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The student also visited the elderly man two days later to make sure he was well, a LinkedIn message from Republic Polytechnic shared.

In doing so, Lim won the Caring Commuter Award for showing exceptional kindness to a stranger in need.

Photo by the Council for Public Transport.

The school also praised her as a role model in the position.

The Caring Commuter Award was created in 2019 to promote the care of commuters.

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The number of nominations for this award doubled the number received in 2021.

This year, a total of 65 nominations were received and eight commuters were rewarded for their kind deeds.

Top image via OV-Raad.

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