Not everyone feels the same about family holidays. For some, it might be a stress-giving situation to organize a big family meetup. But for some, it might be the most precious time in their life where they get to spend some time with their loved ones.
While making plans for meet-ups and inviting the family members, small accidents or misunderstandings can happen. Especially grandmoms and granddads happen to make mistakes due to their excitement of seeing their loved ones. So today we bring you a story of a lovely bond between a grandma and a stranger that had happened while inviting for a family thanksgiving dinner. Scroll down to know what the story is.
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As you can see this loving grandma Wanda Dench had invited her grandson Justin to the family thanksgiving dinner in 2016. But accidentally she had messaged the wrong guy who had turned out to be lovely too. Instead of stopping their conversation, the guy had asked for a plate and Wanda had gladly said yes. And that’s when the bond between grandma and the stranger whose name is Jamal Hinton had started.
After the conversation, Jamal had visited Wanda and her husband Lonnie for the dinner. He had even posted about the conversation and had also shared some lovely pictures of them spending time. It seems that they had spent a lovely time that day.
What’s more interesting is that it had not been their last day together. Jamal and his girlfriend Mikaela had spent more time with these grandparents. They had become good friends and had started to spend almost all of their holidays and thanksgivings together like a tradition.
Though they have been spending quite a lot of time happily, the year 2020 had been a sad one for them. Sadly both Wanda and Lonnie had got sick with Covid-19 in 2020. Even though Wanda was able to overcome the challenge in her life unfortunately her loving husband Lonnie had passed away. Just like all the other loved ones even Jamal had shared his condolences and support to Wanda. And that year’s thanksgiving had been a bit different for them. But anyhow they had spent time remembering their loving granddad Lonnie.
And in this year 2021, they had made sure to keep their tradition alive by celebrating thanksgiving for the 6th time. Jamal had shared on Twitter that they celebrated their 6th thanksgiving together.
Isn’t it lovely when total strangers become family? Comment below what you think about their bond.
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