Tuesday 14 August 2018

8 tales of memorable chance encounters which show the kindness of strangers

These strangers never saw each other again but, for a while, the universe put them together in a moment of brilliance.

Two people playing guitar (franz12/Getty Images)
Two people playing guitar (franz12/Getty Images)

By Nicola Irwin, Press Association

Everyone has memorable moments with friends and family but every so often interactions and experiences are shared with strangers, be it a Good Samaritan helping someone out in a spot of bother or a random act of kindness.

Here are eight of the most memorable encounters with a stranger as shared on Reddit.

1. The spontaneous train gig

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2. The donated scarf

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3. The kind-hearted passenger

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4. The road buddy

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5. The two-time random meet-up

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6. The Christmas snowplough miracle

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7. The gift at the right time

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8. The dead language which was very much alive

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The full thread of glorious meet-ups and interactions is here on Reddit.

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