A heartwarming photo of a young man holding hands with an elderly lady as they walk on an icy sidewalk has surfaced on social media, and is taking the internet by storm.
The photo was posted on Facebook by Carl Manley, who wrote: “A 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.”
The striking image captures a remarkable moment of compassion. But what’s getting a lot of attention is the fact that the man in the photo is young and African-American, while the lady is elderly and white.
At the time of this article, the photo has more than 1 million likes – including several famous celebrities and over 200,000 shares so far. Comments on the viral Facebook post are generally positive with many commending the young man for his act of kindness.
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