It was an experiment in empathy. The nonprofit group SOS Children's Villages recorded a secret video of Norwegians interacting with a child out in the cold without a jacket.
The result: a heart-warming montage of people offering the child the clothes off their backs. The video is part of the group's larger campaign to encourage Norwegians to give warm coats and blankets to displaced Syrian children.
Children make up half of all refugees from the country, according to the UN. Most Syrian refugees have fled to neighboring countries like Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt, as well as to North Africa and Europe.
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Here's a rough translation of the script provided by one Reddit user, based on the English-language captions that appear in the video:
Title: "Would you give your jacket to Johannes?"
1st text: What do you do if you see freezing/cold child?
2nd text: We put up a hidden camera and placed Johannes on a busstop.
Blond girl: "Don't you have a jacket?"
Boy: "No, someone stole it."
Blond girl: "Where?"
Boy: "Down over there, Im on a field trip with my class, and the teacher told me to meet her here."
Woman: "Do you have a phonenumber for your teacher?"
Woman: "If so we could have called her."
Young man: "Are you okey?"
Boy: "No, I'm very cold"
Young man: "Are you cold?"
Woman: "Do you want my scarf? Will it help?"
Woman: "Here you go, it's good and warm"
(cut) Different people give him cloths, he says thank you very much (cut)
Blond girl: "What school do you go to?"
Blond Girl: "Ramberg?"
Boy: "I'm from Moss" [it's about 65km from where this busstop is]
Final Text: Children in Syria are cold. Send SOS to 2160 (90 kr [=~$15]) and give a warm jacket.