This Powerful Picture Of A Man Holding His Dead Dog Will Bring Anyone To Tears

This photo of Shamel English and his late dog, Gemini, has gone viral since it was first posted Jan. 30th of 2015. The photo still has the same powerful impact as it did the first time it was posted on

Image: Reading Eagle

Image: Reading Eagle

The feeling of the strong bond between human and animal is well conveyed in the photo. We hope that you see the beauty in the photo as well.

In the photo, Shamel English holds and rocks his 2-year-old dog, Gemini, in his arms after she passed away from a fire at 325 Windsor St. in Reading.

“She was more than a dog. She was a part of our family.” – English said