Angels Among Us

Rain Can’t Wash Out Kindness

Lauren Pellem, a longtime Huntsville resident, caught a sweet sight at a local Chick-Fil-A on Thursday. A homeless woman was standing on the side of the road with a sign that read, “hungry and homeless.” When a woman went through the drive-thru at the restaurant, Lauren saw her buy an extra meal for the woman. She took it across the street, gave it to the homeless woman and then took her hands to pray with her. Before she left, she gave the homeless woman a hug.

It was raining, but it didn’t stop the stranger from reaching out to someone who needed help.

“There are still beautiful people in this world,” Lauren wrote on Facebook. “God bless them both.”

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About the author

Jessie Harbin

Jessie is a newlywed living in Meridianville with her husband and three dogs. She's learning to sail on their 26-foot sailboat in Guntersville. At the time of publication, nobody has fallen ill because of her cooking.

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