A random act of kindness has found a place in the hearts of thousands across the country.
The picture that captured two strangers sharing a meal has been shared almost 100,000 times on social media.
Amy and Robert Wadford along with their six children were out to dinner at Fernando’s on Friday, April 23.
When they entered the restaurant, Amy said their son, Brekken, wanted to sit with Ladarius Sandifer who was sitting alone.
Amy told him ‘no,’ as she did not want him to be disturbed, but the two-year-old started to cry and almost caused their dinner outing to end, but Sandifer said Brekken could join him at his table.
“I’m not sure who this man is and I’m sure he just wanted to eat his meal in peace but Brekken had other plans,” Wadford said.
“They sat there and had a conversation like they were best friends,” said Amy. “Sitting right there talking about the cars in the parking lot.”
The two shared chips and salsa until it was time to leave, but the encounter sparked a new friendship.
“Brekken was completely content and told him ‘bye’ like he had known him his whole life,” Wadford said.
“It’s the small things… He didn’t have to do what he did but completely made Brekken’s whole day.”
I’m not sure who this man is and I’m sure he just wanted to eat his meal in peace but Brekken had other plans. We took…
Posted by Amy Wadford on Friday, 23 April 2021
Brekken and Ladarius Sandifer have become best friends and speak regularly according to a source. It’s absolutely true that small acts of kindness go a long way.