A heartbreaking video was released on TikTok recently which showcased a disabled woman sobbing after staff from Delta Airways reportedly broke her wheelchair.
The woman was seen crying with immense grief across her face, right after news reports mentioned that the airport workers broke her wheelchair. Now, a TikTok is making viral rounds regarding the incident, showcasing in detail what really went on that day.
In what is being termed as one of the most heartbreaking stories ever, TikTok shows Bri Scalesse who reportedly shared the video of her disabled friend named Gabrielle DeFiebre’s crying.
At that point in time, the elderly woman makes an attempt to speak to the employees at Delta Air Lines in Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport.
Moreover, the text captions alongside the TikTok video read, ‘Today my heart breaks into a million pieces after watching my best friend cry because Delta Airways broke her wheelchair. She keeps on repeating with a heavy heart how her wheelchair was her everything. That was the only way that she could live her life.”
The friend went on to mention how devastated and angry she felt to see her disabled friend go through so much. “I just feel so devastated as well as defeated for whatever went on,” she revealed to the Insider.
The video was allegedly posted last week, gaining instant viral fame with around 13 million views in no time. In the same way, it managed to get a whopping 2.1 million likes and over 50,000 comments across the board too.
Many viewers couldn’t hold back their tears and frustration over the incident, commenting and sharing their great support for the elderly woman. They also went on demanding Delta to look into the matter via an investigation while paying for the damage costs that took place at their end.
In a recent interview conducted with Daily Dot, the woman mentioned how her wheelchair was in perfect condition as she handed it over to the airline works present at New York’s John F.
Kennedy airport.However, when she received it back, right after landing at her destination in Phoenix in Arizona, the wheels were not only mangled but warped too.