What you’re about to see is currently one the most viral photos on Facebook. In just six days, it has managed amass a jaw dropping 1.1 million likes, 231,000 shares, and over 45,300 comments. We think you’re going to absolutely love it.
Simply put, the photo features a young man holding an older woman’s hand. While that may not seem like it’s worth 1 million likes, the backstory is what really makes this picture shine. It turns out that these two are complete strangers.
“Couple of months ago, an elderly lady asked me to walk her home because she was scared she was going to slip on the ice. We’ve become friends and now I walk her home almost everyday.”- said the young man.
In a world filled with so much hate, violence, injustice, and ignorance, moments like this are very refreshing to see. It’s a reminder that not everything in the world is as bad as the 24 hour news networks make them out to be. There are still plenty of good people in the world who are willing to lend a hand to their fellow man.