Stranger steps up to pay struggling mother’s layaway bill

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 Lexington, Massachusetts – A struggling mother of three who wanted to make Christmas special for her children was in for a big surprise when she went to pay off her layaway bill at Walmart. It turns out she was too late because someone else had already paid the bill for her.

According to, Allison Moran, the mother, says the bill was paid by a total stranger.

“I was just in shock. When I told the kids, I was in tears. I am so grateful,” said Moran.

Moran says she had hundreds of dollars worth of gifts on layaway at the store and she was floored when she found out what this generous stranger had done.


  • hitchens67

    Reblogged this on hitchens67 Atheism WOW!! Campaign and commented:
    Tis’ the season to use reason and help your fellow man! C’mon atheists, we know that no prayer will put food on the table! Next time you are at the checkout or at the soup kitchen, DO SOMETHING! A god ain’t helping, so you should! And yes, I am practicing what I preach!

  • Brooke Burkett

    Always nice to read about stuff like this. I was at the treasurer’s office once crying because I was unable to keep my water turned on and a stranger paid my bill. It was humbling, but so kind and I was so grateful. It’s wonderful when people are kind to others.

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