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A Dublin teenager's story of meeting a dangerously depressed man has gone viral on Facebook.

That's what I'd hope my guardian angel would look like. (via Facebook)
That's what I'd hope my guardian angel would look like. (via Facebook)

Sometimes, reaching out to a stranger in need can save a life. And all it takes is not pretending you didn't see a stranger who obviously needs help. I know it feels impossible, but give it a shot. That's what Jamie Harrington did, and now he's a legit hero.

Harrington lives in Dublin's Ballymun neighborhood. One day, he encountered a man ominously sitting on the edge of a bridge. Unable to walk by without saying anything, Harrington engaged him in conversation. Here's the story in his own words, as he told it to Humans of Dublin:

Sources: Humans of Dublin