- Amanda Marquell Craft shared a heartwarming story on her Facebook profile
- She saw a lonely elderly lady ask a young man if she could sit with him for a meal
- The man readily agreed and a beautiful friendship blossomed between them
Two complete strangers in Indiana, United States, had a meal together and sparked a beautiful friendship between them recently.
A Facebook user, Amanda Marquell Craft, shared the simple but heartwarming story, Briefly.co.za gathered.
She posted a photo of an elderly lady and a young man sitting in a McDonald's restaurant. She didn't get their names, but they seemed to get along really well.
Amanda narrated what transpired:
Shout out to this guy! This elderly lady (seemed to be a little lonely) came up to him and asked if she could sit with him. Without hesitation, this guy said, 'Of course.'
My friends and I watched him introduce himself and shake her hand. They talked and laughed together like they were friends.
They didn’t know each other, and they couldn’t be more different. But today they shared a meal together and it touched our hearts.
The story warmed the hearts of thousands of Facebook users, racking up 16,000 reactions, 8,000 shares, and 1,600 comments so far.
Commenters praised the young man for his kind gesture of keeping the elderly lady company. Jim Kelly wrote:
Why can’t this be our real world? This is awesome! Thank you, young man.
Lucius McRavin also wrote:
Beautiful story; should happen more often. There are many lonely people in this world starving for human interaction.
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