A South Carolina mother shared a viral post about desperate parents breaking down at a local Walmart when they were faced with empty shelves of baby formula.
Sara Owens, of Florence County, said she was hunting for baby formula for his six-month-old daughter, Namoi, amid a nationwide shortage when she encountered a dad break into tears after driving from store to store looking for his daughter’s brand of formula.
‘As tears continued to stream down his face he said ‘I never thought I would be crying because I can’t find what my child has to have,” Owens wote in the Facebook post that’s been shared more than 180,000 times. ‘My heart broke to 100 pieces on the formula aisle in Walmart.’
She told Fox News on Friday that the situation has not gotten any better since the encounter with the dad three weeks ago as Murray Kessler, the CEO of formula giant Perrigo, warned that the shortage would last all year.
‘My experience with the formula shortage has become a daily concern instead…