Every day, Josh Cygnaik meets his coworkers across the street from Leonard Bullock’s house. The group then heads to work at the Union Pacific Railroad, but not before 35-year-old Cyganik waves at 75-year-old Bullock, a man who loves nothing more than hanging out on his front porch. Theirs was a casual, simple acquaintance, until a day in late June changed everything.
Cyganik was on his way to work when he heard two teenagers insulting Bullock’s home. “Look at this crappy house,” one said. “They should just burn it down.” Cygnaik watched Bullock’s head drop, and knew that the elderly man had heard the mean comments. It was time to take action.
This is Bullock’s home. It’s definitely fallen into disrepair over the years, but the structure is sound.
Josh uploaded a picture of the house to Facebook and shared what he’d overheard. It wasn’t long before the post had over 6,000 shares.
To my friends! So I was at work a couple weeks ago and I heard 2 teenage boys walked by this old man's house. He sits on...Posted by Josh Cyganik on Wednesday, July 15, 2015Advertisement