When you look good, you feel good.
David Kodat is a sought-after barber who owns a salon in Strasbourg, France. His innovative cuts have made him a favorite choice for celebrities, but it’s his charitable work that really sets him apart in his field.
The stylist grew up in poverty and even lived on the streets himself at one point. Now that he’s had a taste of major success with his salon, he’s determined to pay it forward.
“We had a really tough time, my family and me, when I was little. We were also homeless. I always kept that in my head, I never forgot those moments,” David said. “I am part of a [charity] association, and we distribute food every Sunday to homeless people, and I had the idea of offering them my services.”
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In addition to serving up food every week, he also regularly brings his barbershop tools onto the streets to give free haircuts to the homeless.
Occasionally, David shares his efforts on social media to spread the word. After he showed off a stunning transformation he gave one man, the TikTok video went viral.
Now, people around the world are praising the barber for donating a much-needed service to someone who needed it the most.
In a video, we meet a man who has clearly had it rough for a long time. His hair is long, gray, and matted, and his beard is similarly unkempt, but David doesn’t hesitate to get out his clippers and start working his magic. The ensuing time-lapse transformation is enough to leave us in awe!
David hopes more people will see his videos and realize there’s always something we can do to help others.
“Whatever your profession, I think that we can do good around us,” he said. “Whether you’re a barber like me or whatever, you can do good. We just have to remember to love the people in front of us.”
Just look at how handsome this man is! We bet he feels like a million bucks now. Wonderful work, David!
See David in action in the video below, and don’t forget to share this story to lift someone’s spirits.
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