Strangers show up with presents for newborn after text sent to the wrong number

A text message mix-up led to this very cute encounter

Strangers show up with presents for newborn after text sent to the wrong number

When Dennis Williams received a text from an unknown number informing him of a couple's happy news that they were in the hospital about to give birth and that the expectant mother was 5-6cm dilated, we imagine that he was a little confused.

Florida-native Dennis had been accidentally added to a group message - he texted them back to let them know that they had the wrong number but the next message back was a pic of the new arrival with the words: “7 lbs. 11 oz.”

Dennis offered his congratulations - and then he decided to take it a step further, replying:

“Well I don’t know y’all but me and the boys will be through to take pictures with the baby.”

And they actually followed through. Dennis and his brother Deorick not only turned up at the hospital but they also brought gifts for the baby boy.

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And the family were touched, posting the following to Facebook:

“I accidentally text a message about Mark and Lindsey having a baby to a number I had in my phone for someone else which now belongs to Mr Dennis Williams and he and his brother came by to visit us and bought the baby a gift,” the family wrote. “What a blessing these two guys were to our family.”

"They were so sweet and kind to do this! You 2 are great guys and thank you for giving to someone you didn’t know! Many blessing I pray for you. I think his brother was Derrius Williams. Cason Knox, Lindsey and Mark Lashley thanks you. Please share this with anyone you know and hopefully these guys will see. If we all only had this kind of heart.”

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And now they have a great story to tell the kid on his birthday every year!

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