Quarantined Elderly Man Shares Sweetest Poem About The Power Of A Smile.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve heard plenty about contagion, but this elderly man has a unique take on the concept.

Shannon McCluskie uploaded a short video on TikTok, where he recites a poem about viral spread — but he’s not talking about disease. Instead, he explains how joy tends to spread from one person to the next. “A smile can be very contagious,” he says. “You can catch it like the flu. Someone smiled at me today, and I started to smile too.”

Watch the video to hear the whole poem, and be sure to spread the joy far and wide by sharing his powerful message. For more stories of hope, check out the Coronavirus Good News Dashboard.


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