HUANCAYO, Peru — A schoolgirl is being praised for her act of compassion towards a stray animal during rainy weather. The whole act of kindness was captured on camera by a bystander who watched the girl crouch down beside the small dog and shield him from the rain. The onlooker then took another photo of the girl wiping the dogs body dry with her uniform.
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After the photo was uploaded online and viewed by over 200, 000 people, the girls identity was revealed. Her name is Daniela Segura Morales and she is an engineering student. The images of Morales were met with praise from many people all over the world, with people leaving comments such as, “Daniela Segura Morales you are amazing, we should all give love to animals like you, you are a great example.”
Morales later took to Facebook herself and commented under the photos, “I don’t know what to say.” Her classmates were the ones that identified her and let her know about the photos. This simple act of kindness has really resonated with the online community and the photo has been shared over 1,200 times.