Boy in China becomes online hero after using hand as pillow for exhausted mum in train

A boy in China has captured the attention of netizens after using his hand as a pillow for his exhausted mother on board a train.
In a photo posted on Shanghaiist, the standing boy can be seen placing his right hand in between a glass panel and his sleeping mother, thereby giving her a soft spot for her head.

A commuter who saw what happened said that the boy was first sitting beside his mother but gave up his seat to a woman with a baby stroller.

Netizens started commending the boy and sharing the photo of the heartwarming scene after it was posted online.

Said one web user:

"Help me ask around about who this kid's parents are. I want to go ahead and arrange for him to marry my future daughter." 

The boy's photo has since photo has since garnered over 180,000 likes and 18,000 comments on Weibo.