Hundreds Of Facebook Users Stopped Bailiffs Evicting A Cancer Patient After His Emotional YouTube Appeal
“It may only be a small bungalow, but it is my bungalow, my land, my home.”
This is Tom Crawford, a man who made a desperate appeal on YouTube for people to join his protest against being evicted from his home.
Desperate, Crawford posted a message on YouTube on 2 July offering people a “lovely cup of tea” if they joined his protest against a planned eviction.
The video quickly spread across social media sites such as Facebook and on Thursday 200 strangers turned up to help him.
An hour-and-a-half standoff then ensued before the bailiffs left empty-handed.
Afterwards Crawford is quoted by the Daily Mail as saying: “This has been a huge battle for me and at times I’ve felt like no one wanted to help us.
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