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This Kindly Canadian Bus Driver Is The Hero We Need In The Tire Fire That Is 2016

Not everything is terrible.

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Despite everything about 2016 pointing to the contrary, not everything in this world is terrible, stinky garbage. Take for example this Canadian bus driver.

A video posted on Imgur show the unidentified driver in Guelph, Ontario, slowly walking an older woman to the bus.

According to the poster, he was going out of his way to help her.

"She was still about 100 feet away from the bus she was obviously trying to catch, but could barely manage to put one foot in front of the other," the poster wrote.

"The driver saw her, stopped the bus, put the vehicle in park, and walked out of the bus to give her a hand she obviously needed very much. He patiently walked with her, having her body lean against his left arm, and helping her climb into the bus."

"Thank you bus driver," the person wrote. "Maybe this is what you do every day, without asking for anything in return. But I only saw you today and just wanted to thank you and acknowledge your kindness! YOU ARE A HERO TO MANY!"

It was just a small moment of care and kindness, but it's warming hearts across the internet.

Guelph Transit has seen the footage and tweeted that the driver "does us proud!"

Thank you for sharing this #amazing story of transit customer service in action - This operator does us proud!…

A spokesperson for Guelph told CTV News they're trying to track down the bus driver so he can be thanked properly.

Thank you, mystery driver, for reminding us there is still good in this world.

Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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