An act of kindness displayed by a Georgia man has gone viral. After a disabled woman’s electric wheelchair lost power—leaving her stranded in the sweltering heat—24-year-old Bilal Quintyne stepped in to push her all the way home, Yahoo reported.
Quintyne, who hails from Smyrna, Georgia, went out for a run with one of his friends when he noticed the woman stuck on the side of the road, the news outlet writes. The batteries in her electric wheelchair had died and she was unable to get around so she asked him to call for help. Instead of calling for help, Quintyne decided to take matters into his own hands and pushed her all the way home.
“She asked if I could call for help and I said, ‘I’m in good shape. Where is your house? I’ll take you myself,’” he told the news outlet. “She was crying, very grateful, and said that many people had driven by without stopping to help.” The journey to the woman’s house took nearly 30 minutes and the temperature that day surpassed 90 degrees. Once they got to her house, he learned that she was initially on her way to buy groceries and he insisted that he go buy them for her but she was just grateful to make it back home and refused his offer.
Quintyne —a father of two—posted a video of him pushing her home with a caption that read “God’s Plan. God’s Work. Her battery gave out and she didn’t no how she was getting home. God blessed me with an able body. So WE pulled her home. A mile or not I wouldn’t go home until she was home. Period.” To date, the video that he posted on Facebook has garnered over 3 million views. Quintyne says he wanted to share the video to show that kindness still exists in a world full of hatred.