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Lola Aurelia and Lolo Luis: A Triumph of Social Media

Amidst the Facebook porn attacks and scam, a story emerged to remind us that social media will always have it’s positive side.

Here in the Philippines, a photo of an old woman searching for her husband became viral and was shared 50,000+ times on Facebook. The said picture shows the old lady sitting on the street with a picture of her husband pinned on her dress.

The picture was taken by a Facebook user named Reddie Js, who uploaded the picture for people to share and help the old woman find her husband. The user mentioned that the husband has been missing for two weeks.

After it was posted, more and more people started sharing the picture on their wall and even encouraged other users to do the same. The image caught the attention of some local news channel and it paved way for the reunion of the old couple.

After 58, 857 shares on Facebook, Lola Aurelia finally saw her husband.

Lola Aurelia’s love is unconditional and genuine. Her photo tells so much about that love and it transcends to the users of Facebook. Users became part of the quest and eventually turned into witnesses of this real love story.

Love always finds a way, indeed.

Their story is a triumph of love and of social media.

About Bleetz

Fashion and Lifestyle Event Director, Production Manager, Graphic Artist, Fashionista, Winner.

One response to “Lola Aurelia and Lolo Luis: A Triumph of Social Media

  1. A beautiful story! The unconditional love, the spirit of “bayanihan” and the power of social network, wonderful–very wonderful! 🙂

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