This is an incredible story of friendship and camaraderie amongst students.
Xie Xu, an 18-year-old high school student from China has been carrying his friend, Zhang Chi, a 19-year-old who has muscular dystrophy, to class for three years.
Their story has gone viral after being shared on social media site Weibo, were not surprised that the two youngsters have moved people across the online world.
Even administrators from the pair’s school have even been touched by this incredible friendship.
“The story of the two students is so inspiring and touching,” Guo Chunxi, vice headmaster at the school, told local reporters.
“They aren’t family, but [Xie] has been doing this for three years. He’s the most beautiful student.”
The dedicated friend carries Zhang from his dorm to class every day for mroe than 200 days out of the year.
If that wasn’t enough of a lovely gesture, he also brings Zhang his three meals a day.
Despite all these obstacles, the pair have also managed to stay among the top students in their class.
According to Guo, Xie’s commitment to Zhang is a huge lesson in compassion that has rubbed off on the other students at school.
“[Xie] also exerts positive influence on other students, who readily help Zhang. With their assistance, Zhang has never missed out on one single class.”