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Amazed and humbled by the kindness of strangers.

Posted by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:30 PM
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I'm a single mom. I work my tushy off to support my son. But as hard as I work, this wasn't going to be a huge Christmas. There was no way I was going to break my bank and I was choosing to feed him and put a roof over this head this year rather than spoil him rotten.... but OH I WANTED TO SPOIL HIM! He's my baby... he deserves it. I have a few presents for him so far - about 4. I know that he will be thrilled with them. I just wished with all of my heart that I could do more. 

So nowto my story. I dropped my son off at daycare this morning and his baby sitter's mom said to me "I put Aidan's name on the angel tree for the realtor association. Someone picked his name. Go get his gifts from the back seat of my car." I grabbed a HUGE bag from the back of her car. I figured there were a couple of things in there. Just looking in the bag it looked like a toy and a clothes of some kind... but they were wrapped. When I got to work I couldn't help myself. I opened his presents (I wanted to make sure there was nothing creepy in there!)

I was SHOCKED.

-New winter coat with wool lining

-A blue sweat suit with Diego

-A pair of Khaki pants

-A remote control monster truck

-Two packs of Hot Wheels cars and a Hot Wheels airplane

-A pack of Diego sippy cups

-A Diego puzzle

-New toothbrush and toothpaste

-A $50 gift card to the local grocery store

All from a stranger.... wow. I was in tears. God bless my Christmas angel!!!

by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:30 PM
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jaiden615
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:35 PM

That is amazing! Thank God for good ppl huh Merry Christmas mama!

smorekids
by 867-5309/Jenny on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:36 PM

That is so great!!!

Smorekids

OfTheFaIIen
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:38 PM
Now THATS what christmas is all about right there.


Truth can be found if only you would see it.

lilmomma4
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:38 PM

That's awesome. It just proves that there are still kind people in the world.

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Skys_mommy86
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:39 PM

I understand, i feel horrible and like a bad mom beacuse i only have four presents for my baby and can barely afford to feed us all.. but things will hopefully look up, my husband and i both work but its just not enough i guess!

MeridaMomma4
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:40 PM

That is fantastic!! :) God bless and have a very Merry Christmas!

jen_jen7
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:41 PM

that made me cry...Merry Christmas

luvbeingamommy3
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:42 PM

Pay it forward anyway you can!!!!

your story made me tear up! I love to hear things like. God bless that person you and your son! and MERRY CHRISTMAS

Datina
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:43 PM

Exactly. After seeing all of these presents, I grabbed one of the presents that I'd gotten for my son out of the trunk of my car and took it into work to drop off in the Toys For Tots bin. I couldn't stand to not "Pay It Forward".

Quoting OfTheFaIIen:

Now THATS what christmas is all about right there.


susans_world
by on Dec. 17, 2008 at 6:43 PM

Amen!!! That is wonderful. Thank You Christmas Angel!!!!

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