Teenagers often get a bad rap, but one mom from Atlanta, Georgia, just got a wonderful reminder that there are plenty of kindhearted young people in the world today!
Courtney Thomas has been in “survival mode” since her 3-year-old daughter Zoe was diagnosed with leukemia last February.
After nine months of treatment, the toddler was feeling too sick to participate in Halloween this year, so Courtney put up a sign in their front lawn to let trick-or-treaters know they wouldn’t have any candy.
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“Sorry, no candy,” the sign read. “Child with cancer. See you next year!”
The mom said their neighborhood usually gets 300-400 kids on Halloween, and that night, she noticed on her doorbell camera that many of them kept stopping by the sign.
When she went out to investigate, she found that children and teenagers alike had been dropping some of their own candy under the sign for Zoe!
“The picture doesn’t do it justice, it’s a LOT and the good stuff even,” she wrote on Facebook. “Seriously… If the parents of anyone who did this sees this, PLEASE tell them how much it means to us and our kiddos.”
What a beautiful act of kindness! Share this story to let everyone know there are good, generous kids out there just looking for a chance to show others love.
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