Netizen Jhunnel Sarajan posted on Facebook a picture of a father who treated his daughters in Jollibee without ordering his own food.
Calling it a "photograph of a father's love. A depiction of genuine selflessness," the photo shows the father watching his daughters eat. The post immediately went viral and gained thousands of reactions from netizens. Currently, the viral photo has reached more than 100,000 reactions from different Facebook pages that uploaded the photo.
Several hours after the photo was uploaded, a netizen messaged Lloyd Café Cadena, a YouTube blogger who reuploaded the viral photo. She claimed that she is the cousin of the man in the photo. Ms. Aniban identified the man in the picture as Ryan Arabuebo, 33 years old and living in Manila.
Ms. Judy Ann Aniban said that Arabuebo is really a kind person and that his wife already left him after he suffered a mild stroke. The children opted to stay with their father. But despite being poor, the man did not forget his responsibilities as a father. Even though he was sick, Arabuebo still worked as a street vendor.
It is likely that the story of Mr. Arabuebo will be featured in various television shows after several netizens requested that they wanted to know more about his family.