You know humans have a bottomless supply of love and compassion when they stoop to help a rock.
The Sage Hill Rock in Calgary, to be precise, the one that became an Internet “thing” when the CBC first reported that it seemed to attract drivers, as if that was the rock’s fault.
The rock paid the price for the actions of drivers; it was unceremoniously dumped behind a shopping center.
Until the Internet found out.
It loved it like a rock.
This rock has provided way more entertainment than the blue ring and the Beaufort towers so far, save the rock @X929 #yyc pic.twitter.com/lj9RO4TuJF
— Stuart Milliner (@stuartmilliner1) December 5, 2017
The #SageHillRock isn't just a rock… It's a monument to everything that is good and pure in this world. https://t.co/lH0wrEy9IX –@GrahamMosimann #yyc
— X92.9 (@X929) December 5, 2017
“It’s been fun to watch as the community comes together in support of this rock, and against the rock,” Brangwyn Jones, whose Facebook group called attention to the rock’s plight, tells Toronto Metro.
The CBC reported on Friday that fans of the rock convinced the shopping center to let them take the rock to a place where it can live it out its days.
It now rests next to a Little Free Library in the neighborhood, where SUVs can no longer abuse it.
Neighbours! We are happy to announce that the Sage Hill rock has a new home! You can now visit and pay tribute by the…
Posted by The Sage Hill Community Association on Friday, December 8, 2017