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A picture of a teenager shielding a disabled woman from the boiling hot sun with an umbrella has gone viral.

Louis Jordan was picking up his mother from work in downtown Houston, when he saw a stranger sitting in the heat.

It was unbearably hot. I wouldn't want to be out there in the sun. It was going to be a little longer for (the) Metro Lift to come and get her, so we ended up waiting out there for an hour and 45 minutes.

Now, sheltering the woman has become a ritual for Jordan, who regularly sees her in the same spot.

We laugh, we joke. She's a member of a book club. Come to find out, she likes pork chops.

Jordan's mother, Bernadette Botts, took the photo. Speaking to KTRK, she explained how his act of kindness is nothing new.

A couple of years ago, Jordan rescued his grandmother who was stuck in floods during Hurricane Harvey.

She was trapped inside, four feet of water, no power. He called me back from my mom's and said, 'I got her.'

Speaking to ABC7 News, Jordan explains how acts of kindness, big and small, are reminders that there is still good in the world.

I pray to God to allow me to be used every day. I've been down and out so much. I've been that person.

Botts is extremely impressed with her son:

I am one proud mama.

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