Photo Proves Reading and Love Are Fundamental
A photo of an elderly couple with flashcards has tugged on Internet users’ heart strings after the story behind it was shared online
The man in the photo, named John, was sitting with his girlfriend, Linda, in a Starbucks. John was teaching Linda the alphabet
"You see, I’ve lost my memory and I’m trying to get it back," Linda explained to Matthew Ballstero, who took the photo and shared the full story on Facebook. Ballstero also shared the photo Reddit, where it quickly rose to the front page. It has been viewed by more than 2.5 million people.
Ballstero described the moment as “patience, love and understanding at its finest.”