MESA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman who accidentally texted a stranger an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner has made good on her offer after it spread through social media.
The Arizona Republic reports (http://bit.ly/2fyThMx ) that Wanda Dench greeted 17-year-old Jamal Hinton with a hug before they sat down for dinner Thursday at her suburban Phoenix home.
The mix-up happened after Dench included what she thought was her grandson’s number on a group text last week, but he had changed his number and never told her.
Instead, the text went to 17-year-old Jamal Hinton.
According to screenshots obtained by Buzzfeed, Jamal texted back asking “Who is those (sic)?” The reply he got… “Your grandma.” Jamal asked for a picture to confirm it was his grandma.
Turns out, it wasn’t. He sent a picture back saying she wasn’t his grandma, and asked if he could still have a plate. The reply was classic. She wrote, “of course you can. That’s what grandma’s do…feed everyone.”
The exchange gained attention after Hinton posted it on Twitter.