feats of strength

Girlfriend of the Year Carries Her Boyfriend Over a River So His Shoes Don’t Get Wet

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Women have been known to perform incomprehensible feats of strength in times of harrowing trouble: A mother lifts a two-ton car to free her children after an accident. A sister carries the whole family (and some cats) out of a burning building when their apartment catches fire. A boyfriend’s fancy leather shoes were going to get wet in a river, and so a woman carries him on her back over water to safety. Wait, which one of these is not like the other?

A woman in Wuhan, in China’s Hubei province, was photographed carrying her boyfriend across a flooded street so that he would not get his fancy leather shoes wet. She told Chinese media when the photographs were taken:  “I am wearing sandals so it doesn’t matter that I cross the waterlogged area.”

You win, lady. Girlfriend of the year.

Woman Carries Boyfriend Over River