Photo of a man calmly walking away from the scene of the London attack with a beer in hand has for some become a symbol of the British spirit.
The photo, which has been retweeted over 28,000 times, features the man fleeing from the scene with a pint of beer in hand. For some, the photo provided a moment of profoundly dark comedy on a day otherwise entirely colored by tragedy.
People fleeing #LondonBridge but the bloke on the right isn’t spilling a drop. God Bless the Brits!” Howard Mannella, who posted a photo of the tweet, wrote.
People couldn’t help but feel a little twinge of pride upon seeing a fellow Londoner refuse to leave his beer behind, despite the danger around him.
Here’s how Twitter reacted: