Group Of Strangers Bands Together To Guide Ducks Across Busy Crosswalk

The world may be falling apart, but at least compassion isn’t totally dead. A recent image making the rounds on Twitter has buoyed the hearts of users everywhere. Brad Pulmer was just chilling in DC, then this happened:

Though the ducks were probably like:

We like to think the creatures knew that the humans flanking them in oncoming traffic were doing so for their safety. Regardless, Twitter knew this and began to see the good in each other.

Until people started making puns and we all hated each other again.

Others shared their own duck stories.

Thanks to these good samaritans, not only will the duck and ducklings find home, but, for a few hours, we got to talk about “those great people in Washington” for once.