A Congresswoman is winning praise online after a video of her stopping traffic to help a duck and her ducklings cross a busy road in New York went viral on the internet.
The video shows Kathleen Rice, a Democratic representative from Long Island, helping the duck and her ducklings cross a busy street in Fifth Avenue.
In the video, at least four people can be seen rushing with the ducks as they prepare to cross the road.Rice can be seen lifting her hands up and yelling ‘Stop’ at the oncoming traffic to help the birds cross the road safely.
Watch the video here:
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) July 3, 2020
The video delighted many, who lauded the 55-year-old for her heart-warming gesture. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
This gives me a glimmer of hope in humanity
— I.M.Rina (@balasim18) July 3, 2020
Humanity! This is what it looks like to care.
— JuneBug⁷ 🦋🌊🌸 (@Ladyjet02) July 3, 2020
Hero of the day
— Denise Wu (@denisewu) July 3, 2020
I was having a rough day and this helped. Thanks Yashar. ❤️
— luv2readtx (@luv2readtx) July 3, 2020
Yay New Yorkers!
Only two ducklings, so the mom probably lost many before this moment &, so, terribly glad they helped her out.
— Philenor & Son (Wear Masks) (@PhilenorS) July 3, 2020
Grateful that there are still people in the world who will stop traffic for ducks.
— Katie Phang (@KatiePhang) July 3, 2020
Make Way For Ducklings, awesome!
— Laurie Yoder (@LaurieYoder59) July 3, 2020
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