Aguila couldn't believe her eyes, and neither could the small crowd that had also been looking on. The bird had done this random kid a solid.
“I was dumbfounded,” Aguila wrote online, going on to say: “The duck is kind. He really helped, even though he doesn’t know the child.”
The heartwarming incident defies easy explanation. But for Aguila, it's opened her eyes to a level of emotional complexity she'd never thought a duck could possess. It's changed her outlook for the better.
"There is a feeling like a person," she wrote, adding: "I will feel mercy on them because of what I saw."