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Strangers Make Woman Celebrating Her Birthday All Alone Cry with Emotion

Brittany Chalmers
Aug 19, 2021
11:00 A.M.
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When restaurant patrons saw a woman celebrating her birthday alone last month, they took matters into their own hands and turned a sad situation into something special.

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Birthdays can be great occasions to celebrate, but sometimes it is a lonely time. A woman captured on camera at a restaurant table was alone and had a cake in front of her.

The clip, which @GoodNewsMoveme3 shared on Twitter, was captioned: “Woman who is celebrating her birthday by herself is joined by other patrons and staff once they realize she’s alone.”

A woman sits at a table as she celebrates her birthday alone, until a restaurant employee joins her | Photo: Twitter/GoodNewsMoveme3

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SITTING ALONE

While the circumstances were uncertain, the woman could be seen speaking on the phone in the clip. After she hung up, she proceeded to make a praying motion with her hands.

Some netizens wondered whether the woman had been stood-up. The woman lit a single candle placed on the cake and then clapped her hands to brighten the mood.

A woman sits at a table with a birthday cake in front of her and claps as she celebrates alone | Photo: Twitter/GoodNewsMoveme3

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MOOD WAS LIFTED

What happened next melted many hearts. A restaurant employee walked up to her, and soon, others had also come to her table. The woman's expression changed from sadness to joy instantly.

Online users were shocked that the woman was alone on her birthday and asked fellow netizens to make a pledge.

Her mood was visibly lifted as she stood up and wiped tears from her face. With millions of views, the clip garnered a massive online response. One person actually called it the "video of the day."

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ONLINE REACTION

Many thanked the kind patrons who joined her at the table and said they were "angels" for showing her compassion. The encounter was also hailed a "beautiful act of kindness and caring."

Many expressed that there was "still some humanity in this world." As one person shared: Humanity is still alive somewhere ... if something like this is shown, it really gives immense peace to the heart."

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NO ONE SHOULD CELEBRATE ALONE

Some netizens could not believe what they were seeing. Online users were shocked that the woman was alone on her birthday and asked fellow netizens to make a pledge.

A user said:

"No one and I mean NO ONE should EVER EVER have to celebrate their birthday ALONE !!! EVER !!! If you know someone who IS alone make sure they never have a b-day alone."

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OTHER LONELY BIRTHDAYS

People also shared their own heartbreaking experiences regarding birthdays. One user explained that they had been alone for 10 birthdays. In a sad post, they shared what it was like to celebrate alone.

The user expressed: "It’s very tough when you just don’t have people around you ... I usually get something good to eat and treat it like just another day. It’s how I cope."

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