This photo is one of the latest to go viral and the story behind it is one of love and endurance. Truly heartwarming.
Former Marine Jesse Cottle was on a mission in Afghanistan a few years ago when he stepped on an explosive device and lost both of his legs. Jesse met his wife Kelly during his recovery. And Kelly often carries her husband in places where his prosthetic legs can't take him, along the beach or at the pool.
During a recent family photography session Sarah Ledford, who was taking pics of the family, suggested they pose with Jesse on Kelly's back, she said yes without thinking much of it.
But when Ledford posted the photo to her companies Facebook page ShutterHappy Photography's Facebook page the image quickly went viral.
Ledford said "The picture just blew up, America just fell in love with Jesse and Kelly."
More photos of Jesse and Kelly Cottle and their family courtesy of the photographer.
Read more about how they met and fell in love here: http://huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/27/jesse-cottle_n_3819479.html