Poverty affects people all over the world and there’s no country that can boast a complete absence of beggars.
Even in the richest and most developed countries, you can meet poor people on the street. They go out, asking for alms, because they don’t have any other choice. When you have nothing to eat, any option seems like a good way to satisfy your hunger.
People respond differently to beggars. Some are happy to help them, while others act the complete opposite. They don’t even want to look at them and pass them by indifferently. The worst thing is when you encounter a child on the street, unaccompanied, fighting for their survival. This is a very sad sight, and even if you wanted to, there’s no way to help everyone in need. Recently, some moving pictures were circulating around the internet.
They showed a young boy and his dog. They were both sitting in a street in Milan, begging for money. The boy was so exhausted that he started dozing off, but his loyal dog kept watch. On the following pages you’ll read more on this unusual duo.