This homeless man is Ramundo Arruda Sobrinho and he is 77 years old. For the last 35 years he spent his days doing what he knew best, and that is writing poetry and short stories.
The video underneath is a widely praised and it is called “The Conditioned” and it recounts the story of Ramundo’s life and how it changed in the wake of giving Shalla a note with some poetry. Shalla read it and was amazed by Ramundo’s poetry and she began a Facebook page to spread his work. People started visiting him on his so called “The Island” and talked with him and shared thoughts. What happened next is truly a miracle.