Melvyn Amrine was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease three years. Now, simply walking around the block alone has become impossible. So when his wife of sixty years realized Melvyn was missing, she assumed the worst. She quickly called the police for help.
Incredibly, the police found him two miles away on a mission. The mission: buy flowers for his wife. Melvyn had been buying his wife flowers on Mother’s Day for decades, and he wasn’t going to stop now no matter his condition. The cops knew that they had to help him accomplish his goal.
This touching story by CBS Sunday Morning has gone viral with over 2.1 million hits in just a week.