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If You See This Man Outside A Waffle House, You Should Consider Yourself Lucky…

Some little but persistent acts of kindness by people might provide hope in a society full of skepticism and pessimism. One such story of a man who gives money to strangers in the hopes of spreading the message of universal love was posted in a Twitter thread that is currently going viral.

Kevin Cate, a political writer, and filmmaker, recently stopped by at a Waffle House in Gadsden County on Sunday, When he saw an old man sitting at a restaurant table with a bunch of loose cash and small pieces of paper that had “Love everybody” written on them.

When Cate asked what he was doing, the unnamed man answered Cate’s question by saying that he has been handing out $1 and $5 to random people he encounters at his preferred breakfast spot for almost ten years.

Cate asked him the significance of the words in the small pieces of paper; the unidentified man noted that the note always reads, “Love Everybody,” which he said were his mother’s last words to him and he aspires to spread her message in his own way.

Cate said that the man has been giving away money since 2014 and in the past eight years, he has given more than $13,000 to people he met at the Waffle House in Midway, Florida.

Cate shared the heart-whelming story on his Twitter account that went viral with thousands of likes and retweets, many users couldn’t get enough of this wonderful story and thanked Cate for sharing.

“Clearly his mom’s love is still with him,” Cate ended the thread.And now all of us.”

Here are some comments from folks online:

“Thank you for taking the time to talk to this gentleman and sharing his story. He has no idea how many people his mother’s message has touched people far and wide today…and we didn’t get money or the note. We got the love his mama intended!  What a legacy she left.”

“This is wonderful. How awesome that you took the time to talk with him and share his story!”

“He’s absolutely right. All the great religions boil down to one theme: love thy neighbor.”

“This is the kindest and sweetest story i have read in a long while. His gentle face and words say everything.  thank you for loving us all, you have passed it on out until the world”

“Thank you so much for posting this because my faith in humanity has really taken a bad turn for the worst lately. I love this concept”

Sources: Westernjournal, Fox59, Fox4kc


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