Good News Story Of The Day Thursday Nov 15

There are times where you may find yourself out alone with no company to be had, but that might not need to be the case, if you would only take a chance on others. That’s what one elderly woman did and it has inspired a beautiful viral post on Facebook which has become your Good News Story of the Day. It started when 28-year-old Eric Haralson sat down to eat alone at his local McDonald’s. Then along came 70-year-old Jan, who was also on her own but wanted a little company, so she asked Haralson if she could join him; when he said yes the two began a conversation that gained the attention of nearby Amanda Craft who snapped a photo and shared it on Facebook because it inspired joy in her to see two complete strangers sharing laughter and good company.


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…

Posted by Amanda Marquell Craft on Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thousands of likes and shares and comments later and it officially went viral. TODAY contacted Haralson and spoke to him about the chance meeting with Jan, of whom he spoke kindly, saying “She is a wonderful woman,” and adding she shared some of her wisdom with him “She mentioned many times how we all should love one another,” Haralson recalled. “And how we should not judge anyone because you never know how their day is going and what they’ve been through.”


It is a sweet and touching moment with a lesson about giving each other a chance and loving one another; it is your Good News Story of the Day and you can find more here.


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