Video Games IRL of the Day: Vigilante Mario Brothers Bring Water to Poor in Italy
Italians who can't pay their utility bills are getting help from an unlikely source: Super Mario.
Wearing Mario masks and blue overalls, a group of vigilante plumbers from Rome have been turning the water back on in homes after utility companies turn it off.
They are fighting for underemployed citizens' "right to water" and investigate each case before deciding to take action, according to Vocativ.
About 25 percent of homes are late on payments, and they reportedly get about 200 requests a day.
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