Lonely Homeless Boy Rescues A Street Pup and Named Him After His Brother

Lonely Homeless Boy Rescues A Street Pup and Named Him After His Brother

Photographer Maria Kabs portrayed the story of a lonely homeless boy and his pup in a 25-minute video and shared it in 2015. It caught the attention of viewers. Kabs found their friendship soul-stirring and photographed them together. 

Meet Rommel, a lonely homeless boy rescues a street pup, who didn’t have much to offer the puppy other than love. Rommel lives on the streets of Quezon City. His dad left him when he was very young, and his mom didn’t show interest in her children. He was left to be nurtured on his own. So, Rommel started begging in the streets. During his time on the streets, he met a pup and took it with him. They quickly became best friends.

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Rommel named his dog Badji after his disappeared brother Adji. Rommel takes his pet everywhere with him and takes care of Badji like a baby. He even fulfills Badji’s needs before his own. You see a touching pair like this. 

When Kabs published her photos on Facebook, they got a lot of comments and likes. Their story touched many people. Although it is a sad story, they’re inspiring as well. All people wished that Rommen was not living on the streets and spending life like a normal child. At the same time, they are glad that he is not alone, Badji is always by his side to play and to make him happy. 

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Lonely Homeless Boy Rescues A Street Pup and Named Him After His Brother

Rommel has so much to tell-according to him, his father left them in 2009. His father fell in love with their nanny, and he never returned to his family. His mother is still there, but she doesn’t care that Rommel is living a life like this. Sometimes Rommel stays with his older sister, who is at work most of the time. 

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Rommel wants to go back to school and play with other kids of his age. He said that he found the puppy on the street and named him Badgi. According to Rommel his younger brother Adji got lost when they were very young and still misses him, that’s why he named the dog after his brother. Undoubtedly, Badgi is only companion of Rommel. 

Lonely Homeless Boy Rescues A Street Pup and Named Him After His Brother

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Rommel’s mother says that they tried to find out about his little brother but never called the police. She explained that Rommel’s father said they shouldn’t worry about Adji. 

“Badji is my playmate. I do think of him as my brother. I even carry him as I did my brother,” Rommel said. 

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He has to beg for money. He goes around town and asks people for change. Rommel also saves money as much as he can, and he uses it to feed Badji and then himself. He carries his beloved dog most of the time wherever he goes. If he puts Badji down then the little pup follows him all the way. Rommel also saves a part of his money to get school supplies so he could further pursue his education. 

Lonely Homeless Boy Rescues A Street Pup and Named Him After His Brother

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Rommel’s life is not as easy as ours. But he is always happy with his friend. He wants to complete his education so that he would be able to help his siblings too. After knowing Rommel’s story, many people supported Rommel and his dog. 

It would help him to continue his education and feed his dog. Rommel also teaches a few tricks and lessons to his dog and cuddles him with love. Rommel might not get love and care, but he better knows to treat others with love. 

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Hope, they have a great life together.

 

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