A kind-hearted Scottish security guard who spends part of his workday knitting clothes for premature babies has made headlines.
Night shift guard known only as Bruce works in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary We manufacture small wool boots, hats and mittens for children who were born a few weeks early. He then gives the much-needed knitwear to Simpson’s Special Unit for Preemies at the Capital Hospital.
The security guard made headlines for his hobby three years ago, but his story has become popular again after being a movie star Jamie Lee Curtis shared the story with her 2.8 million followers on Facebook this week. A Fish Called Wanda star Jamie Lee posted a touching photo of Bruce sitting at his work desk surrounded by knitwear, briefly stating that he’s an “influencer.” The movie star’s post attracted nearly 4,000 comments on him from fans around the world and was shared 16,000 times.
Colleague Nicola Miller first shared Bruce’s story in a social media post three years ago, describing his pastime as “extremely thoughtful.” said like this. Bruce works as a security guard and, between checks and his own work, sits for hours each shift knitting and shipping all items out of the country for his royal premature and newborn babies in Edinburgh. I’m here. He’s very thoughtful and I think this post should be shared.I’m sure every baby’s family will be so grateful for Bruce’s actions.
And this week, thousands of social media users joined Halloween star Jamie Lee to leave inspiring comments about Bruce’s heartwarming knit donation.
Becca Wilson said: [hospital]He knitted for my little boy. It was unexpected that he was a premature baby so nothing would have fit my little boy without him and he still has his stuff to this day so I I am eternally grateful.
Charmaine Masinga also added: God bless him. “