Stephen Jones had been sleeping in the streets just outside the Manchester Arena, when the bomb exploded, sending glass and nails into the bodies of innocent children and their parents.
As soon as he realized what was happening, he rushed towards the blast.
Without hesitation, the homeless man raced into the lobby of the Arena and was stunned by the devastation that surrounded him. He watched in horror as children covered in blood raced out of the arena, behind them lay the 'lifeless' bodies and 'hysterical' mothers.
He immediately went to work. Kneeling down next to injured children, he wiped the blood from their eyes, then he extracted nails and shards glass from their faces and arms.
"It was a lot of children with blood all over them – crying and screaming. We were having to pull nails out of their arms and a couple out of this little girl’s face," he told ITV news.
"We haven't slept most of the night because of what we've seen."
His short interview in the aftermath went viral and soon others were reaching out to Jones in a way he didn't expect...