Ariz. Grandmother Texts Wrong Teen About Thanksgiving Dinner, Tells Him to Come Anyway

Part of text exchange between Jamal Hinton and “Grandma” Wanda
Part of text exchange between Jamal Hinton and “Grandma” Wanda

America needed a lighthearted story like this for the holidays to show us that there is still good in the world!


A grandmother by the name of Wanda texted 17-year-old Jamal Hinton of Chandler, Ariz., by accident in a group text Tuesday talking about Thanksgiving-dinner plans, according to the Huffington Post.

Jamal responded to the message, asking who the woman was, and she replied with, "Your grandma."


He then asked her to send a picture to confirm, and when she did, he replied with a photo of himself, saying, "You not my grandma."

Despite the mix-up, Jamal asked if he could still get a plate, and Wanda said of course.

Since the funny text exchange, Jamal has gone over to Wanda's house in nearby Mesa, Ariz., to meet her face-to-face.

"She was really nice!" he said. "A very funny, sweet lady."

Jamal confirmed that he will be attending Wanda's Thanksgiving dinner.

So cute!

See the text exchange in the tweet below.


Read more at the Huffington Post.

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