On April 3, Wednesday, the photo of a young boy from Mizoram, India, went viral all over social media. The photo, which shows him holding an injured chicken in one hand and a ten rupee note in the other, has been circulated numerous times by netizens throughout the world, with a heartwarming story.
The incident behind the photo
As per the viral Facebook post, the boy in the photo, identified as six-year-old Derek C Lalchhanhima from Sairang, Mizoram, had accidentally run over a tiny chick while cycling. He was heartbroken after finding the wounded bird and wanted to save its life in every way possible. The chick, which belonged to his neighbour, had probably died on the spot which he did not realise. As reported by NorthEast Today, Derek ran back to his home and implored his parents to immediately take the chicken to the hospital.
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