Penguin swims 5,000 miles every year to visit Brazilian man who nursed it back to life

For those who ask why a wonderful report of a bird’s love and faithfulness for the life-saving assistance given to it earlier in its life, reply that the journey of eight years begins with the first minute. Politicians, take note, and understand that hurts are not forgotten, either.

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This will warm your heart!


Via Daily Mail: Retired bricklayer and part time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, from an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, discovered a tiny penguin languishing on rocks in 2011. The helpless creature was starving and covered in oil but Mr. de Souza took him in and nursed him back to health, naming the South American Magellanic penguin Dindim.

It took him a week just to clean the sticky black residue from the bird’s feathers.  When Dindim was well again Mr. de Souza released him back into the sea, never expecting to see his new friend again.

He was astonished when, just a few months later, the penguin returned to the island where he recognized Mr. de Souza and returned home with him. Now, Dindim spends eight months of the year with Mr. de Souza and spends the rest of…

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