“Street lunchbox in the heat wave”… A young man bought ice cream for 40 people at the UK Jamboree

The story of a young man in his 20s who gave ice cream to British안전놀이터 Jamboree members he met on his way to work in Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do was told.

Mr. A, who said he was in his late 20s, said in an online community on the 8th, “I work as a manager of a meat restaurant in Ilsan.” He was eating,” he said.

Then, he said, “I approached and talked to them. They were one of the British teams that participated in the Jamboree but withdrew,” and added, “It was disheartening to see them eating a meal at a convenience store before entering the water park.”

Mr. A asked the teacher who was with the members, “It’s a very hot day. If it’s okay, I want to buy you an ice cream as a gift.” However, the teacher refused, saying, “I will only accept my heart.”

Mr. A, who was worried about the members eating on the street in the heat wave, asked again. The teacher who came to ask about the members’ intentions agreed, saying, “Thank you,” and Mr. A immediately chose ice cream for the 40 members and the teacher at the unmanned ice cream store by type.

Mr. A said, “As I handed them out one by one, the children rushed over with moved expressions. They said ‘thank you’ over and over again and said ‘thank you’ in short Korean. It felt good.” But, he said he was glad he was able to enjoy the rest of his time in Seoul.”

He added, “The teacher gave me the Jamboree Scout Medal, saying it was a gift. He said it was the highest gold badge.”

Netizens who saw this applauded leaving comments such as “You did a great job”, “Thank you for your efforts to improve Korea’s image”, “Mature citizenship”, and “The word Korean affection is not for nothing.”

The World Scout Federation has withdrawn all members early from the Saemangeum campsite in Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do where the Jamboree was held as Typhoon No. 6 ‘ KHANUN ‘ moved north toward the Korean Peninsula.

According to the Jamboree Organizing Committee, around 37,000 members from 156 countries who left the camp will move to eight cities and provinces, including the metropolitan area and South Chungcheong Province, to continue their Jamboree activities until the 12th. They plan to stay in accommodations such as public institutions and university dormitories. Accommodation costs will be settled after the government consults with each local government.

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