Calgary Man Ventures Into Crazy Hail Storm For The Best Reason

08/06/2015 05:59 EDT | Updated 08/06/2015 06:59 EDT

As anyone who's witnessed an Alberta hail storm knows, you'd have to be awfully brave to face the elements without wearing some heavy-duty protective wear.

But this kind Calgary man found the most heartwarming reason to do so, running out into a fierce storm Tuesday, wearing nothing more than a t-shirt and jeans.

Imgur user redpyl spotted the man from a distance, in the middle of a hail stone-covered road downtown.

calgary pigeon hail

When he got a bit closer to investigate, he saw the man holding something wrapped in a yellow towel.

calgary pigeon hail

What was it?

calgary pigeon hail

It was a pigeon! The man ran out into the street to rescue a stranded bird.

Needless to say, we think this man is a true storm hero. Faith in humanity restored!

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