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People Showed Up To Help This Street Vendor In The Best Way Possible

David Christopher has seen sales rocket after people on Facebook came to his aid.

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David Christopher, or "Uncle David," is a 65-year-old from near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is known by locals for selling soft toys on the street, reportedly to fund his medical expenses for leukemia treatment.

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According to Asia One people immediately began visiting his stall and buying the toys in bulk.

People had traveled from across the country to help Christopher. One woman, Munas Van Boonstra, told The Star she'd come to buy all 250 of the toys to send to charities across Malaysia and Singapore.

Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Rachael Krishna at rachael.krishna@buzzfeed.com.

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