Last week’s manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing forced officials to shut down parts of Boston, keeping residents inside their homes until the lockdown was lifted.
Amidst the frantic and desperate search, there was a moment of compassion.
The photo shows a Brookline police officer carrying two gallons of milk to a local family with young children who found themselves stranded without milk amid the lockdown.
According to CBS News, the Boston Police Department tweeted the picture on Saturday and the image quickly went viral. By Sunday, the photo had been shared more than 60,000 times on Facebook. Read more here.