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Strangers save boy’s birthday party after everyone cancels at last minute

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Facebook saves the day for a little boy who almost had a birthday disaster.

 

In a Facebook post shared on the"Midnight Mums" community group page, Rachelle Briannon, a mom in Australia, says she invited 12 children to celebrate her son's fourth Birthday.

 

An hour before the party was to begin, all the kids cancelled.

 

According to the post, this was the first year her son understood what birthday celebrations were all about, and was really excited.

 

After she posted to the group, at least 30 children showed up. Some travelled from nearly 30 minutes away.

 

A local party supply company donated helium balloons for the occasion and three members of the State Emergency Service came to let the children explore their truck.

 

Rachelle posted a follow-up thank you note to the group expressing her gratitude to the total strangers who helped saved the day.

 

In part, she wrote:

"People took time and money from their own lives and invested it into me and my son. No one could ever know how much I appreciate it all."

1 Comment

  • StopCoddlingKids

    A lesson your precious snowflake needs to learn is that people will bail on ya… apparently mom needs to learn it as well. Now you know who your TRUE friends are right? Weed out those “fake” friends while you can.

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