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Oh Baby

A family sent a group text announcement: “We are at the hospital. Having a baby today! She has dilated to between 5-6.” Deorick Williams of Tallahassee, Fla., was one of the recipients. He didn’t know the family and replied that they had a wrong number, but the texts kept coming, including a photo of the newborn baby. “Well I don’t know y’all,” Williams responded, “but me and the boys will be thru to take [a] picture with the baby.” He and his brother then went to the hospital in Bainbridge, Ga., to see the family, and even brought gifts. Williams posted the interaction on his Facebook page and the post went viral. “What a blessing these two guys were to our family,” said the grandmother who sent the texts. (MS/WSB Atlanta) ...If you ever need a sitter, just text.
Original Publication Date: 27 March 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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