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Asian Boss : We'd like to thank Madame Yoo for sharing her story. We're collaborating with the Korean Legacy Committee (KLC) to bring awareness to the issues that face Korea’s elderly population and are trying to raise $100,000 so please help out in any way you can: https://kr.give.asia/campaign/asian-boss-x-klc-support-korea-s-povertized-elderly Special thanks to KONEKTS for helping us capture some of the great footage that made this video possible!

Phil Nolan : She had such a good attitude while facing such a terrible situation.

Enrique Aguilar : Can we have an update on her later on? Please😭

Knuspertoast : If young Koreans wouldn't waste their money on expensive clothes but donate 10% of the price for one pair of their adidas sneakers monthly to the elderly, things could already be better, but appearantly bragging and mainstream culture without any meaning beneath the surface is more important...This grandma is actually way more badass than any of these posers! Respect for mastering such a tough life and being even grateful about it.

Vakies : My heart goes out to the elderly lady. She has 5 children and none is taking care of her. There is sadness within her beyond her smile that we can see. Though I believe she is contented that she is still healthy and is able to take good care of herself.

net surfer65 : Hey asian boss. Can you please arrange her a fixed diposit in any bank with that money and help her collect interest? May be it will be better for her

UNLEASHING POTENTIAL - PSYCHOLOGY VIDEOS : It is sad that people who work hard their whole lives and end up in poverty at the end.

J X : I really want to know how that grandma is getting along now 😭😊

Tonja Renard : Such a beautiful soul! Please check in on her and keep us updated.

balleur : Hate to see old people in a poor state. Regardless of what type of career you've had you should be allowed some comfort when you're that old. Made me miss my grandparents. All gone..

I kinda care : For people who say the old lady should have taken the money or done this done that: In some cultures, such as Asian culture, it's extremely important to be humble. If you take stuff being handed to you left and right you are considered greedy and ill-mannered. She was raised the proper way in her culture, but unfortunately being overly humble caused her downfall. Like how she didn't want to accept the money, that's part of the culture to not accept charity or gifts. This woman deserves more.

Kaltrina Demiri : This breaks my heart. I don’t understand how her kids don’t take her in and help her out. Even if my mom was homeless and me too, I would either have her come stay with me or I would stay with her. That woman raised her kids and her kids can’t even bother to return the favor back and watch their mom :(

ManaFan : Is there a place where we could donate money just to that lady also? She has such a good heart, I wish i could help her personally also.

Danny dragon : As a middle age Vietnamese /Chinese - American man, there is tears coming down out of my eyes while watching this because it remind me my childhood in Vietnam as an orphanage kid living in a very poor condition

Emily Sires : If her kids won't help her, her church needs to help her. The Scripture speaks very specifically to helping widows and orphans.

Xiaofei Xu : is there anyway i can donate money to her directly instead of the campaign? I really do not want her to work another day in her life. I can live without 5 dollars a day.

Kevin P : This poor old lady is just one year younger than my mother. I can't imagine my mother at her age collecting boxes off the street just to make $2 per day. Thank you for giving her $2K which I'm sure she'll make last as long as possible. It's a shame she was abandoned by her 5 children. I can't believe that not one of the five could take her into his/her family. I hope she doesn't get robbed now that it's out in public that she got that large sum of money.

Craw : i know korea has a culture of ''dont speak about our problems to the world, we lose face!'' but to me, the fact that theyre willing to let this sweet old lady suffer just to save face is a million times more embarrassing than the problem itself.

I Love Cantelopes : Young South Koreans are very materialistic and superficial.

Martin Pettersson : This is what youtube should be all about

Matt : Thank you so much for this, instant share because it's all I can do, either. This NEEDS to be taken care of. All I can think of is my own Grandmother. If she had to live like that for an **hour** I'd go ballistic. The lady raises five bloody kids to adulthood and none of them want to do right by her? Still studying? Still studying what? If they're still studying then how are **they** living and eating and... christ at least let her live in your home even if it's tiny, she can do her thing and would be out most of the day even if it's a matter of them not wanting to see her or something?? How? Just HOW does someone do this to their parent? I realize all people aren't good people and this is apples/oranges to some people's parents but ... I just can't fathom that every single one of them, or 3000 elderly a day were terrible horrible people who don't deserve the help of their country or their family.

a kal : i'm honestly crying and heart broken for that old women . I LOVE YOU GUYS for restoring faith in humanity . thank you for this video.

Johnny Van Jr : If I'm rich I'll help Homeless peoples

Felix Brain : I am so touched and inspired by her optimism. She's such a happy person. Thank you so much for sharing this video to the world.

Original Pinkbird : She reminded me of my Grandma. My Grandma grew up during the Great Depression in the US, in NY. She said that she was lucky because she was in a small town surrounded by farms. So she and her siblings were lucky enough to have summer jobs and always had food to eat. She never wanted anyone to fuss over her. After my Grandfather passed away, I wanted to buy a bigger house so she could live with my husband and I and not worry about daily mundane chores. She wouldn’t.

Aeilah Pi : can u guys pay for a chiropractor to see to her back?

JakulaithWolff : And she's lovely and smiles. Some people here complain of working in offices and wear frowns on their faces.

Nico _lo : Oh no, theres a good reason why theres alot of elderly in south korea who are impoverished and, its a good reason. Cause kids there, the strong, agile, quick ones are too busy buying expensive, branded clothes and make up. And oh, i forgot, saving up as well so they can also spend money for their plastic surgeries. There, im being DAMN SARCASTIC. this is just heartbreaking. In my country, A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY, compared to south korea a first world country, while we dont have that much and we arent living as comfortably as the koreans do, we keep and get by together with our elderly. They are with us, at home until they pass away. We see some whos culture isnt the same, but its very rare here. Oh well, maybe i wont understand since Im not korean. But you know what, i wouldnt want to know whats the reason, cause it maybe as lame as "cause i need to buy that prada bag you know" 😜

Oz J. : You guys are really amazing.. I am so speechless

Ken Skylander : I feel sorry for her. After all of she done to her childrens they won't sacrifice anything for her even a little bit

ChekMaFresh : This video was touching. It was posted on my mother's birthday and the woman reminds me so much of my own mother. She had 8 children and had to raise all of us by herself. Now that we are all adults and have moved away, she lives alone and I often worry that we do not visit or call her as much as we should. Please remember to be gentle with your parents and show them love and care.

Nico _lo : Im inspired by this. I dnt have much right now. But im saving your channel. I know God will bless me enough soon, i will be able to get back to you and help your organization. Godbless your kind hearts and may He walk with you all your life while you bless others.

Wanda St. Hilaire : What you did was beautiful and she is an incredible human being.

Roronoa Zoro : Damn i'm a 30 years young man with a gangster like life style but this video just made me cry my eyes out. Damn. Just subscribed.

ding dong : Wow you normally only see the light in Korea but never something like this. My gut was actually churning know the poor lady had 5 kids and not 1 wanted to care for her. At least give her some money so she can eat for cris sakes

Seungho Lee : in my town (maybe every town in south korea), there is welfare building serving well healthy meal to elder people for 1,000 won($1). these building also have small library, gym, internet/PC room, multipurpose room/hall and heating/cooling room against extreamly bad temperature. Government apply elder people discounted fee of LNG gas, water, electricity and mobile phone and support 250,000 won($250) a month. Local governent has elder people care programs and raising more social worker. these are not enough, but we are effort.

elisanne M : Owww pauvre almeoni, elle me fait de la peine mais elle garde le sourire, trop mignonne...

Ferohar Sina : Mah Heart! ♥♥ So Inspirational I feel so pleased that I donated! I hope you raise more than what you expect! Love from LAS VEGAS

Tazmore : A country that don't give a damn about their veterans and elderly, bound to be a broken country.

rielitty : i love how strong she is, smiling despite the difficult situation her life is in. this is so heartbreaking.

greentealatte : All the money from this video should go to that Grandma

MAI CHENG THAO : This is so sad. 😭

mena agustin : OMG, i can't believe. It's rich country. What happened Korea

Siddharth R : Thank you asian boss for sharing her stories to the world

妈咪宝宝 Mommy Baby : May God bless you, optimistic and strong grandmother.

DR. D-CODER : 2$ per day gives enough food in India

Eden : I hope to god you make an update on her in a year or so. I need to know if she's ok!

naiven mae cabagyo : This make me cry.. How can her children, 5 children dont even help her a little.. They dont even let her live with them..

Harish Balakrishnan : That line of hers ( I was just happy to meet up with you guys at 12;20 ) was very touchy! Brought me tears. More than money, a person feels better if got someone checking or someone to spend time with. She would be alone and guests visiting her might be rare and someone to visit in itself is a great feeling.

M. Corège : This little lady is so sweet, so kind, so humble - what an incredible story - thank you for sharing her story and giving her the money - I hope she can get some heat for the winter - cheers from Canada