As live images streamed across cable news and live streams during last night’s terror attacks in London, there is one image that has captured the indomitable spirit of humanity. An unnamed man escaped an area of danger while still keeping his nearly full pint of beer safe for later consumption.
Why has this gone viral? Because the British people are known for their “Keep Calm and Carry On” spirit. And given the horrible news — so soon after the suicide bomber attack in Manchester — it is refreshing (reaffirming?) to see someone maintain humanity in the face of evil.
Twitter loves it, to wit:
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) June 4, 2017
The hero London needs – the man who wouldn't let terrorism interrupt his pint pic.twitter.com/kgoXCE9IqH
— Jack Hillcox (@JackHillcox) June 4, 2017
Why ISIS will never win. Attack just taken place but fella on right refuses to spill his pint.
— Pearly Queen (@londonlass666) June 4, 2017
This man paid London prices for a pint. He was not going to let the #LondonAttacks stop him from enjoying it.
We salute you 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/cDgVnXFAT8
— Darren Hardie (@DarrenHardie) June 4, 2017
— LADbible (@ladbible) June 4, 2017
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