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Woman Goes To Tell Stranger Not To Pick Her Flowers… Until She Hears The Heartbreaking Reason Why

a woman picking flowers in the distance with text that says "a random women was picking all the bloomed daffodils on our lot across the street. (She didn't know) Went to go kindly ask her not to until I found out what it was for..."

You never know what someone else might be going through. When this woman, who goes by Generous Sunshine on TikTok, noticed a stranger starting to pick flowers on her property, she could have assumed the worst. In fact, she often has to inform folks that wander onto her land that they’re on private property. Otherwise, they’ll try using metal detectors or dump trash. Still, when approaching this stranger, she does so with kindness.

In other words, she doesn’t start their conversation with an annoyed or angry tone. Instead, she leads with curiosity, as many folks in the comments of the video have noted. She does this by greeting her with a friendly “good morning” before asking if she’s picking flowers. At this point, it was likely obvious that was the case. But nothing could have prepared this TikTok user for the stranger’s explanation as to why she was doing it: “It’s for my parents’ cemetery.”

@generoussunshine We get a lot of people who dont know that property is ours and go metal detecting or dump stuff and we have to intervene but this I feel deserves grace #bekind #flowers ♬ A Gentle Sunlight – James Quinn

Hearing this, and the fact that daffodils were her mom’s favorite flowers, the woman felt moved. Rather than asking the stranger to leave, this woman goes the extra mile by offering to take one of the bulbs out. That way, she can plant the daffodils at the cemetery. Needless to say, the stranger loved this idea!

Woman’s Heartwarming Reaction to a Stranger Starting to Pick Her Flowers Inspires Others

There’s no doubt that her kindness made this stranger’s day. And now that this moment has gone viral, it’s also inspiring others, too.

“She probably saw the daffodils on the way there and thought of it as a sign from them since they’re her favorite,” someone points out in the comments. “This is so heartwarming.”

“This video genuinely made me take a step back and think about how I would have handled this,” someone else admits. “Probably would have started off aggressive for no reason. Thank u for making me want to think twice.”

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