HERO: Marine Purposely Loses 5K Marathon to Run With Child; Photo Goes Viral

August 01, 2013 AT 11:56 AM
Lance Corporal Myles Kerr ran a 5K marathon with his fellow marine buddies while on leave in Michigan. During the run, he came across nine year old Brandon Fuchs, who had become separated from his group and was having trouble with the race. Kerr then decided to stop racing his buddies and instead run with the boy to motivate him to finish. A photo of the two was posted to the Seal of Honor facebook page, and has since gone viral.