Bride's grandfather eats alone next to photo of late wife

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ANDERSON, W.Va. – A heartbreaking photo of a grandfather sitting alone at a wedding has captured hearts across social media.

Sahrah Elswick posted two photos of her grandfather eating by himself next to a photo of his late wife.

“Pawpaw sat and ate with mawmaw today at my wedding,” Elswick wrote.

The grandfather is shown sitting on a hay bale in front of a white chair with pictures of her.

The tweet has been liked more than 177,000 times with nearly 20,000 retweets.