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Woman Shows ‘Holiday Kindness’ to Struggling Mother

Alpena, Mich.- It’s truly a warm feeling when others give back, and for one mother she received an unexpected gift just in time for the holidays during a routine trip for groceries.

“I’ve never seen her in my life and it made me cry,” Ashley Ford said.

Those tears were tears of joy after one women decided to show a simple act of kindness, helping Ashley Ford pay for her groceries during a random shopping trip.

“I think she just saw me. I think she saw me struggling,” Ford explained.

Ford is a single mother with 4 kids, and said remaining close to family is how she balances ups and downs. Although Ford has her own struggles, she said the gift that she received has humbled her to give back this holiday season as well.

As for the angel that decided to help this mother out, Ford said if she ever sees her again,

“I would just have to treat her like family,” Ford said.