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This might just restore your faith in humanity.

A cancer sufferer being evicted from his home after 25 years made a desperate YouTube appeal for help – and 200 strangers turned up at his door.

Well-wishers arrived at the Carlton, Nottinghamshire, home of Tom Crawford after he promised them ‘a lovely cup of tea’ in return for their help if they would come and join a peaceful protest against bailiffs.

In a video appeal from July 2, the 63-year-old, who has prostate cancer, explained that he had paid off his mortgage but that the now-defunct bank Bradford and Bingley claimed he owed them £43,000 in repayments – which a judge ordered he must have paid by 9am yesterday.

(Picture: SWNS) Mr Crawford called the support ‘amazing’ (Picture: SWNS)

‘It may only be a small bungalow, but it is my bungalow, my land, my home. After 19 years of paying off the mortgage I received a letter saying I would…

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