Texas Woman Helps Homeless Man Build A New Life – Video


Ginger Sprouse, from Kemah, Texas passed through Nasa Road four times a day. She would see a young man there standing at the same spot everyday be it rain or shine. Sprouse a married mother and owner of Clear Lake’s Art of the Meal like others used to wonder who this young man is.

Sprouse said “It really began to concern me, and then I talked to a lot of people in the community, and a lot of people wondered what was the deal.” She decided to ask the young man itself, who he was and what was doing there. That’s when she learned that this man is Victor Hubbard.

He had spent three years at the corner of Nasa Road and El Camino Real. He waiting and hoped that his mother will come back to take him home. He said “No matter what season it is, I will always have that love for her.” Sprouse realized that Victor’s mother had left him and he was homeless.

Victor seemed to battling mental illness. Victor’s kind heart and warm smile touched Sprouse’s heart. Sprouse thought of helping Victor and she shared her conversation with Victor on the fan page. The page read “This is Victor”.

Sprouse wrote on the Social media page “I listen to people talking around town and keep hearing ‘someone needs to do something about that guy. So, I will be the organizer and I hope that we as a community can be ‘someone’ together.” Sprouse said “I would drive up and he would say ‘How are you doing today?’ ‘Are you doing okay’? Don’t ever let anybody do you wrong.’ Seriously, he always asked about me.”

Slowly the Social media page started to take off and over 8,000 people were touched by Victor’s story. Many well wishers donated food and clothing for Victor. Sprouse said “I’m so overwhelmed by the compassion by people.” Sprouse helped Victor to get examined by mental health specialist and got him the medications.

She even offered work to Victor so that he did not have to stay on the streets. Victor said “She came around and she kind of saved me.” “She helped me. It’s like grace.” Later an uncle of Victor drove from East Texas to see him. And some time back Victor got reunited with his mother.

Sprouse says “I got to talk to her and I really feel like I accomplished something.” For Sprouse she is glad that she helped Victor as she now has him as a valuable employee. She says “He is a smiling, happy addition to my team. I’m so proud.”