He went up to him and asked him why he was sharing his bread with the dogs.
The little boy answered: "Because they have nothing. No home, no family, and if I don’t feed them they will die."
"But there are homeless dogs everywhere," the old man replied. "So your efforts don’t really make a difference."
The little boy looked at the dog and stroked him. "But for him, for this little dog, it makes all the difference in the world."