Lewis Hamilton visits street children in the Philippines

Friday March 30, 2012

Lewis Hamilton travelled to the Philippines after the the Malaysian Grand Prix on an awareness-raising mission for UNICEF.

The Formula One ace payed a heart-warming visit to deprived children in Manila, where 85,000 youngsters live and work on the streets.

He met children in the Binondo area of the city, like ten-year-old Reynold, who lives in a cart and begs to raise money to keep his younger brothers alive.

The emotional star said: "The young boys and girls who I have met today are really fantastic but they are living without food, clean water and a safe place to sleep at night.

"It shouldn't be like this," he added.

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Photo: © UNICEF

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