Disabled mom writes touching note after son carries her to flight seat

In heartwarming news that highlights the unbreakable bond between a mother and her son, a viral video has touched the hearts of many. The video showcases a son’s unwavering support for his mother, who happens to be a wheelchair user.

While the mother carried him in her womb for nine months, now the son is more than willing to carry her whenever she needs assistance.

The woman in the video, identified as Andrea Schwarz, is not just a loving mother but also a social entrepreneur dedicated to advocating for people with disabilities.

Since 2019, the 44-year-old has been working tirelessly to help companies recruit and hire individuals with disabilities, as reported by Bloomberg Linea. Schwarz herself has been a wheelchair user since the age of 22, and her viral video captures a poignant moment of her son’s love and care.

In the video’s caption, written in Portuguese, Schwarz expresses, “I carried my son for 9 months, and today he is the one carrying me. The preferred seats in economy class are right at the beginning, but even so, it would be difficult for me to get to my seat with my wheelchair, as the aisle narrows. But my son, Gui, helped me get there this time. It’s like I usually say in my talks, everything is possible when we have love.”

The heartwarming clip shows Gui carefully carrying his mother through the narrow aisle of the flight and placing her in an economy-class seat. The 32-second video also includes nostalgic photos of the mother and son.

Among these pictures, one depicts Schwarz during her pregnancy, while others show Gui as a baby and later as a toddler. These snapshots clearly convey that Gui has grown into a caring and devoted son who is always there for his mother when she needs him.

The video received overwhelming support when it circulated online, but it also raised concerns about the lack of adequate facilities for individuals with special needs on flights. Some commenters pointed out the need for airlines to be more accessible to passengers with disabilities, emphasizing that not everyone has the benefit of a strong, capable, and willing family member to assist them during travel. Despite these concerns, Andrea Schwarz and her son’s unwavering bond continues to inspire and touch the hearts of many.

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