Heartbreaking photo prompts internet to donate over $176,000 to 89-year-old man

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A heartbreaking photo of an elderly man pushing a popsicle cart triggered a flurry of goodwill after the image was posted to Facebook. 
While driving in the Little Village area of Chicago, Joel Cervantes Macias noticed a man struggling to push his cart full of paleta, a type of popsicle. After snapping a photo of the man, Macias says he  bought 20 popsicles for $50. He later posted the photo to Facebook and received such a positive response, he knew he had to do something more. 
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