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Updated on Jul 2, 2019. Posted on Sep 28, 2018

21 Moments Where Total Strangers Had Each Other's Backs

In case you need a reminder today.

1. During Hurricane Irma, this man was about to take the last generator at Lowe's — but gave it to this woman who needed it to power her father's oxygen supply.

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2. This father got some unexpected help from his neighbor when his car was stuck in the snow.

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3. This couple was struggling with crying twin babies in the middle of a restaurant, so an anonymous customer picked up their tab and sent them this note.

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4. These Starbucks employees helped a homeless guest land a job at their store.

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5. This older gentleman helped a young man tie his tie while waiting for their train.

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6. When this person's grandmother died, her phone number was given away — but the person who ended up with that number had some beautiful words of support for the family.

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7. This person got a surprising note from an anonymous neighbor after playing ukulele on their patio.

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8. These neighbors were able to forge a special connection over a basketball hoop.

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9. This guy stopped everything he was doing to help a kid get to school.

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10. This person was happy to grant their pregnant neighbor a slightly unusual request.

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11. This house cleaner received a wrong number text from one of their customers — and handled it so sweetly.

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12. These two strangers became unlikely friends while waiting for the post office to open.

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13. This subway musician's sign invites homeless people to take whatever cash they need from his tips.

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14. This older man was standing alone by the chess board in hopes that someone would play him — and then this guy showed up.

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15. This kind stranger bought new tires for somebody who really needed them.

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16. This person got a fun little surprise from a stranger with their Redbox DVD.

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17. When this person noticed someone's car window open during a rainstorm, they placed a garbage bag over it to keep the stranger's car dry.

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18. And when this good Samaritan found themselves in a similar situation, they found a very clever way to stop a stranger's car from getting soaked through an open sunroof.

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19. This kid was trying to ~rope in~ some strangers to his lemonade stand, and this man was happy to play along.

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20. This woman's neighbors surprised her with a huge favor, and wouldn't accept anything in return.

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21. And finally, when this young man saw an older guy hesitating at the top of an escalator, he helped him to get down safely.

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H/t to r/MadeMeSmile

Want even MORE kindness between strangers today? Check out:

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