Brazilian mother who scavenged through bins to make ends meet

Daily Mail, São Paulo, single mother, southeast Brazil,

Brazilian mother who scavenged through bins to make ends meet

A former rubbish picker has begun a career as a model after handing back more than £50,000 which had been accidentally thrown away in a hospital’s rubbish.

Ana dos Santos Cruz, 23, would work for ten hours a day sifting through dumps in Barretos, near Sao Paulo in southeast Brazil.

The single mother, who struggled to raise her three-year-old son, had been doing the work for four months when she came across an envelope inside a plastic bag.

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    Audrey Brotherson

    27th May 2015

    What an amazing story! this proves what Hannah said in 1 Samuel chapter 2 verse and 8 "The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he bringeth low, and lifteth up. he raises up the poor out of the dust and lifteth up the beggars from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hat set the world upon them! May God continue to bless this young lady and her family!

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