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This Hero Brother Adapts His Homeless Cousin And Helps Her Raise The Baby

Tommy Connolly did a marvelous task of supporting his homeless pregnant cousin who had no phone or shoes, and was pretty much illiterate. To support her, he started selling fruits and vegetables between his studies and athletics training. 


He not only supported his cousin, but also worked hard to raise sufficient funds and buy a new house for her cousin's baby. 

This Hero Brother Adapts His Homeless Cousin And Helps Her Raise The Baby

This Hero Brother Adapts His Homeless Cousin And Helps Her Raise The Baby

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23-year-old Tommy met her cousin after a decade when he found that his cousin had been sleeping rough and was eight months pregnant.

23-year-old Tommy met her cousin after a decade when he found that his cousin had been sleeping rough and was eight months pregnant.

His cousin was homeless had no phone or shoes, and was pretty much illiterate.

He posted on Facebook that his cousin was going through a terrible phase and he has decided to take his cousin in 'to make sure she'd keep the baby, stay off the streets and have a better life.

He posted on Facebook that his cousin was going through a terrible phase and he has decided to take his cousin in ‘to make sure she’d keep the baby, stay off the streets and have a better life.

Her husband was in jail and her parents were no longer on the scene. She lived on the streets and faced many traumatic experiences. Tommy said no one deserves a life like her.

Tommy is an aspiring athlete at the University of the Sunshine Coast but to support her cousin he sold fruits and vegetables in-spite of college and long athlete training schedule.

Tommy is an aspiring athlete at the University of the Sunshine Coast but to support her cousin he sold fruits and vegetables in-spite of college and long athlete training schedule.

He moved in a new house with her cousin and prepared everything to welcome the baby.

Earlier this year, he posted a picture to his Facebook page showing both the healthy mother and the baby in hospital.

Earlier this year, he posted a picture to his Facebook page showing both the healthy mother and the baby in hospital.

He wrote "I just filmed a birth and cut the umbilical cord!"

To support them, Tommy's brother Liam set up a Gofundme page to get $50,000 in donations to help them come out of this dreadful situation.

To support them, Tommy's brother Liam set up a Gofundme page to get $50,000 in donations to help them come out of this dreadful situation.

They are living happily now.

In an interview with Daily Mail Australia, Tommy showed his modesty, it is really touching to read his interview.

In an interview with Daily Mail Australia, Tommy showed his modesty, it is really touching to read his interview.

Tommy said he was aware he'd done a "really good thing" but "felt guilty getting all this attention". He added: His cousin did 90 per cent of the work – and if it's one or two years of his life, he have to put on hold to make sure two lives are going to be saved it's nothing at all.

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