Ubuntu: Viral photo shows car guard walking elderly lady home

Ubuntu: Viral photo shows car guard walking elderly lady home

- A car guard has gone viral for all the right reasons

- With a lot of patience and love, he walks an elderly lady home every Friday

- A photo of the kind gesture has gone viral on SA social media, reaching over 26 000 reactions

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More often than not we focus on all the bad things happening in South Africa. But, it's time to shift our focus to the good and the Facebook group #ImStaying provides us all with a platform to do so.

A woman, Lisa Webber-Harris Evans, posted a feel-good story on the popular social media group. Evans revealed that every Friday, she sees a car guard walking an elderly lady home at her own, slow pace.

Evan decided to take a photo of the beautiful gesture and share it online.

The post read:

"Every week on a Friday on my way back to the office I see these two lovely people walking back from Spar to heart.
"You have to walk up quite a steep hill to get to where they are. The little old lady holds onto the car guard's arm the whole way and they walk at a snail's pace to her home. Absolutely love his patience and care."
Ubuntu: Viral photo shows car guard walking elderly lady home

An elderly lady held onto a car watch's arm as he walked her home. Photo credit: Lisa Webber-Harris Evans/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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The story gave South Africans the feels and the unidentified car guard was dubbed a hero and angel.

Noreen Volker commented:

"Bless him. And, it's amazing that we get to see the good side of Africa. It costs nothing to be kind, respect and love."

Beth Meyer wrote:

"Beautiful example of genuine love for our neighbours."

Cindy Connold said:

"How absolutely glorious! I just love the people in our country."

Connie Wait added:

"Thank you kindly for taking such good care of the elderly. May God richly bless this kind gentleman."

It's not the first time a car guard restored our faith in humanity. Briefly.co.za previously reported that a car watch was hailed a hero after returning a woman's lost handbag.

Solomon, who is based at Wonderboom shopping centre in Pretoria, found a handbag that a woman had forgotten in a Woolworths trolley recently.

An honest Solomon handed it over to the Woolworths store, where the woman later found it intact when she returned.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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