Grandma Spends Another Thanksgiving With Stranger She Accidentally Texted Four Years Ago [Video]

Back in 2016, Wanda Dench sent out a group text message inviting her family members to Thanksgiving dinner in Mesa, Arizona. Mistakenly, the text went to Jamal Hinton — and he shared the conversation surrounding their mixup on social media.

Jamal actually showed up to the dinner and an unlikely friendship was formed. Now, Wanda, her family, and Jamal just spent their fourth Thanksgiving together.

via Complex:

Hinton told TIME it was “kind of weird” to be invited to a stranger’s family dinner, but said he now looks forward to the tradition every year.

“What made me want to go was that I went and actually met her and she was pretty nice. So I decided that I’d just go and enjoy the time with her. It turned out to be a great thing,” he said, before complimenting Dench’s cooking. “…She’s a great person to just hang out with … We don’t watch TV or anything. We just sit at the table for a couple of hours and talk the whole time and tell stories and see how we’ve been. Time kind of just flies, we don’t even realize how long we’ve been there. They’re really good company.”

Watch video of their holiday celebration below.


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As promised! Here’s our 2019 update ?

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2019 thanksgiving video!!! ? up in my bio!!

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