& # 39; Faith in humanity restored & # 39 ;: internet praises the man and his friends who invited an older woman who was eating alone to eat with, before she discovered she was a widow and her 60th wedding anniversary the next day would have celebrated
- Jamario Howard saw the older woman in a restaurant in Oxford, Alabama
- He invited the woman to sit down with him and his friends on Thursday evening
- A photo of them was posted on Facebook and received more than 31,000 views
A man and his friends are praised for sharing a meal with an older woman's widow after seeing her food alone in a moving act of kindness.
Jamario Howard had eaten at a restaurant in Oxford, Alabama, with his friends Jamychol Baker, Tae Knight, when he found that the woman who had eaten alone ate alone on Thursday evening.
After discovering that the woman would have celebrated her 60th wedding anniversary the next day, Howard went to Facebook to share a photo of the moment and said: & # 39; The woman changed my outlook on life and how I went to other people. & # 39;
Jamario Howard invited the older woman to eat with him and his friends at a restaurant in Oxford, Alabama
After they went to Facebook to post a photo of them at the restaurant table, the friendly gesture has since received more than 31,000 shared songs on Facebook.
A message written by Mr. Howard reads: & # 39; So tonight JaMychol Baker, Tae Knight and myself went out to dinner at this place called Brads in Oxford, and after we sat there waiting for our food for a while, I saw an older woman sitting alone.
& # 39; My precise thoughts were & # 39; & # 39; I would regret having to eat alone & # 39; & # 39 ;. So after thinking about it for a minute, I approached her and asked if I could sit with her.
& # 39; She said yes and we talked for a minute and after talking for a while she said that she had lost her husband and that it would be 60 years ago tomorrow.
After inviting the woman to sit down at the table, Howard went to Facebook to share a message about the importance of being nice to people
The post has since collected more than 31,000 shares on social media and more than 9,000 responses
& # 39; I immediately expressed my condolences and asked her to come and eat with us, which she wanted to do.
# The point is always friendly and kind to people. You never know what they are going through.
& # 39; This woman has changed my outlook on life and how I look at other people. Everyone has a story so don't judge! And people, I cannot emphasize this enough. Go to your mother and your grandparents. They miss you !! & # 39;
One user wrote that the gesture had given her the hope that there are still good people while another thanked Mr. Howard for bringing light to us & # 39 ;.
After the post, social media users could quickly share their thoughts about Mr. Howard's gesture.
One user, Connie McBride-Thibodeaux, wrote: & # 39; That was great, loving each other, life is too short. & # 39;
Barbara Boxold said: & # 39; How wonderful you are! You can be very proud of yourself! & # 39;
Sarah Foreman said: & # 39; That was very sweet of this guy, we need more people like you in the world. God bless your son. & # 39;
Emily Montgomery Hunt wrote her thoughts about the friendly gesture and wrote: & How thoughtful of you and your friends. Gives hope that there are still good people. God bless you and this sweet lady. & # 39;