Viral photo shows good Samaritan carrying woman with cancer

Posted at 12:27 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 18:54:08-04


HOUSTON (KTRK) – A photo taken at RODEOHOUSTON this weekend went viral after it was posted on social media.

According to KTRK,  a Good Samaritan saw a woman struggling to get to and from her seat at RodeoHouston Saturday night and that’s when he decided to step in to help.

The woman, who was pictured being carried, went with her daughter and granddaughters to see country artist Brad Paisley in concert over at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

KTRK reported the woman had recently suffered a stroke and is fighting cancer.

Thomas Harwell, the man pictured carrying the woman, saw earlier the woman was having a tough time going up and down the stairs. After the show, he decided to carry her.

According to KTRK, His wife Shayla Harwell took a picture of the heartwarming moment.

She posted it on social media. The photo went viral.

Y'all I have to brag on my husband big time tonight! He made me Soo proud. As we were sitting in our seats waiting for…

Posted by Shayla Harwell on Saturday, March 16, 2019

She added her husband made her very proud Saturday night.