Sports star shows ubuntu to a grandmother in a wheelchair

Sports star shows ubuntu to a grandmother in a wheelchair

- Professional football player Aaron Jones helped an older woman after their flight and his kind deed went viral.

- Jones pushed Nancee Linng in her wheelchair and carried her bags - a thoughtful deed she greatly appreciated

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A photo was shared on social of Jones pushing the woman in her wheelchair and carrying her bags and people's faith in humanity restored.

Jones was heading to Green Bay to take part in team activities. Nancee Lingg was on her way to watch one of her kids graduate.

Lingg (82) was having trouble using her cane and carry her bags down the aisle of the airplane. Jones didn't think twice - he offered his help.

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The airport indicated that there would be a wheelchair for her at the end of the jetbridge. When she arrived, there was no one to help her with the wheelchair.

Jones took it upon himself to help Lingg and he pushed her through the airport and carried her bags. It was then that the sports star was snapped doing his good deed.

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Lingg had no idea the Good Samaritan was a famous football player. She only realised who Jones was when they reached her daughter-in-law in the airport's waiting area.

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