This story initially printed on Nov. 18, 2016.
Who can withstand an invite to belly up to the desk at grandma’s for Thanksgiving, even if it’s not in fact your grandma?
prior this week, Buzzfeed’s Tanya Chen shared the story of Wanda Delch, a Mesa, Ariz., resident who texted her grandson to return to her home for Thanksgiving dinner this year. nice intentions, wrong number. Grandma’s message popped up on the cellphone of 17-year-outdated Jamal Hinton, a high school student, who was sitting at school.
In an interview with CNN affiliate KNXV, Hinton defined, “I texted again and i mentioned ‘Who is this?’ and she used to be like, ‘it can be your grandma.'”
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After some transient confusion, the 2 exchanged photos and soon realized that grandma had the flawed kid. His tummy undeterred through such minor small print, Hinton texted back to peer if the offer nonetheless stood. His text, because it seemed within the Buzzfeed story, and her response under:
Hinton posted their text exchange online and it has since long past viral. See, nice things can happen on the web!
Watch video interview here on NBC.
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