Heartwarming moment: 3 Young men help struggling elderly people

Heartwarming moment: 3 Young men help struggling elderly people

- An old couple, 89-year-old Rose Griest and her 100-year-old husband, were struggling to get into their car at a petrol station in the US

- Three men immediately stepped in and helped to hold Rose, who is much weaker than her husband, by supporting her from her wheelchair into a vehicle

- A police officer, Kanesha Carnegie, recorded the emotional moment and shared the video on Facebook

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A video showing how humanity can come together to help each other, no matter the skin colour, has touched many online.

Briefly.co.za learnt that the viral video shared on Twitter by Rex Chapman shows three young men helping an elderly couple get into their car at a petrol station.

Heartwarming moment as 3 young men help struggling elderly people get into car

The three young men immediately stepped in to help the elderly couple get into their car. Source: Twitter/Rex Chapman
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The men noticed 89-year-old woman Rose Griest and her 100-year-old husband were struggling to get into their car at a petrol station in Florida, US.

They immediately stepped in and helped to hold Rose, who is much weaker than her husband, by supporting her from the wheelchair into a vehicle.

A police officer, Kanesha Carnegie, recorded the emotional moment, shared it on Facebook and it instantly went viral.

She said:

"I look over and three men were assisting the couple. It was a beautiful thing to see. I know these men from the neighbourhood and I wanted them to have that moment to show who they really are."

The video got touching reactions from netizens online:

Another heart warming story involved a dog that helped deliver groceries to an elderly woman.

As the world is experiencing difficult times following the Covid-19 outbreak, the dog joined the list of those helping the needy.

The dog, named Sunny, was reported to deliver groceries to sick neighbours who were in quarantine due to the coronavirus.

Renee Hellman, whom Sunny delivered the groceries to, has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other medical conditions which make her vulnerable to Covid-19.

Since she could not go outside to buy groceries, her neighbour Karen and her dog decided to help her out.

Renee Hellman, who Sunny delivered the groceries to, has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other medical conditions which make her vulnerable to Covid-19.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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