CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Inside the Residence Inn on South Mint Road, Thanksgiving kindness was in whole swing for Charlotte Checkers hockey player Ryan Lohin.
He reported he saw a female touring from Atlanta, carrying groceries to her area to get ready her family’s Thanksgiving supper.
“So I type of just supplied (to see) if she desired aid to unload and load up the cart to get up to her home. And she was extra than happy to acquire me up on the supply,” Lohin said.
But what he failed to know is that generosity would be reciprocated.
“Suitable before I left for the sport, she prolonged an invite to her family Thanksgiving that was heading to be here at the resort,” he explained.
Lohin mentioned her identify is Vivian Bowman-Meeks and she told him to be there at 2 p.m. and not to be late. So Lohin arrived early just to make sure he was not late.
He explained she was a person of the kindest folks.
“She reminds me a lot of my family members users, and aunts and grandparents. So, it was great to fulfill all of them and her little ones and grandkids have been the exact same way and it was no shock,” he claimed.
The households are now related forever. Bowman-Meeks and Lohin’s mother are now Fb friends and talk as a result of Messenger.
For Lohin, this is a sensation he will not likely forget about.
“You variety of hear of these stories and you do not believe them until finally it hits property and it comes about to you,” he explained.