Yücel Kale, a resident of Endiz village in Tokat, Türkiye, gained attention and respect for his extraordinary act of climbing the mosque dome to assist storks in building nests. The unexpected initiative surprised villagers, who witnessed the event through recordings by young people using their mobile phones. Despite being a long-time respected figure in the community, the grandfather’s brave and unusual step garnered widespread admiration. The village residents praised his initiative, and the incident set a social media viewing record. The recorded images quickly spread online, making him an inspirational figure not only within the village but also beyond.