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Fri Nov 26, 2021, 03:25 PM

Young man who was accidentally invited to 'grandma's' Thanksgiving as a teen celebrates 6th year of

Young man who was accidentally invited to 'grandma's' Thanksgiving as a teen celebrates 6th year of dinner together

(CNN)After an accidental Thanksgiving invite in 2016 introduced Jamal Hinton and Wanda Dench, they celebrated yet again.

Thursday marked the sixth year the pair celebrated the holiday together. Hinton shared a photo on Twitter, writing "Thanksgiving 2021."

The two first met in 2016 when Dench, from Mesa, Az., sent a text inviting Hinton over for dinner. It was meant for her grandson, who had changed his phone number. Instead, Hinton, who was 17 at the time, got the message while sitting in class at Desert Vista High School.

The two figured out the mistake, then sent selfies to each other, with Hinton asking if he could still come over. Dench texted, "Of course you can. That's what grandmas do ... feed everyone."

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Fri Nov 26, 2021, 03:33 PM

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Fri Nov 26, 2021, 04:34 PM

2. Sweet!

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Fri Nov 26, 2021, 05:07 PM

3. There is hope for our species after all.

I love this story.

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Fri Nov 26, 2021, 06:21 PM

4. more backstory here. (lovely story--thanks for posting this btw)

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Response to orleans (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 26, 2021, 06:27 PM

6. Lovely

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Fri Nov 26, 2021, 06:24 PM

5. Cool Story!

Thanks for finding it!

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Sat Nov 27, 2021, 03:05 AM

7. Great Thanksgiving story.

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