VIRAL: Elderly mother carries disabled daughter on her back

Cherry Palma, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 15 2017 10:13 AM | Updated as of Mar 15 2017 08:53 PM

ROXAS CITY - Julieta Lorenzo carries her disabled adult daughter wherever she goes, an image of parental love that has gone viral on Facebook.

The photo and video post, which has been shared 36,000 times and gained 50,000 "likes," shows the 69-year-old Lorenzo with 30-year-old Mary Jane at a bank here.

Mary Jane can’t talk, stand or eat by herself that’s why her mother attends to her constantly. Her family learned of her condition when she was three.

The Facebook photo was uploaded by one Gilbred Cargason Alsagon Jr.

Photo courtesy of Gilbred Cargason Alsagon

Everyday, mother and daughter walk on an unpaved road and tree roots to get to their home in Bolo village.

Lorenoz's brother, Edwardo told ABS-CBN News that she makes do with her P2,000 monthly pension to provide for her daughter.

Photo courtesy of Gilbred Cargason Alsagon