This Powerful Timelapse Transformation Of A Homeless Veteran Will Open Your Eyes And Touch Your Heart

United States Army veteran Jim Wolf has struggled with poverty, homelessness, and alcoholism in the decades since returning home from serving his country.

In September, he volunteered to go through a physical transformation — on camera — to help promote a fundraiser for Dégagé Ministries, a non-profit organization that offers help to the disadvantaged members of its community, including struggling veterans. The swift change in fortune the physical transformation has stimulated — Jim has already secured housing and has begun attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings — is extremely touching, as is the resulting video:

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