Austin Perine, a four-year-old humanitarian who lives in Montgomery, Ala. is spreading love through a message of selflessness.

A recent segment for CBS News profiles the young crusader as he uses his free time and allowance money to pass out chicken sandwiches to the homeless in his community.

Austin, who goes by “Mr. President,” is shown decked out in a red superhero cape, with the slogan “Show Love” across his chest.

“Don’t forget to show love,” he says to each person he meets.

T.J. Perine, Austin’s father, told the outlet that the urge to do so sprung forth after the two watched a documentary on pandas.

In the documentary, a mother panda abandoned her baby, which prompted T.J. to explain that the baby panda was now homeless.

“He says, ‘What’s homeless?’ I said, ‘It’s when you don’t have a home, and sometimes you don’t have mom or dad around,’” said T.J.  After taking a second to take it all in, Austin asked a follow-up question, “Can people be homeless?”

In the youngster’s encounters, most people are struck by the display of care and self-awareness that he emanates. He’s received with highs and smiles as he gives each person a morsel of hope and a reminder that belief in humanity still exists.

“Feeding the homeless is the highlight of my life,” he says at the close of the video.

Watch the full video above and try your hardest not to tear up.



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