The second world War veteran given ‘best christmas present’ by the stranger at the supermarket


Second world WAR vet’s search for the woman who has him $50 for Christmas

George Seney Jr. and his family want to thank the stranger for her gesture and the plan to donate the money.

A simple act of kindness by a woman at a supermarket in Florida over the weekend was a second world War veteran drenching he received the award for the “best christmas present ever.

George Seney Jr. told FOX35 Orlando, he was in line at a Publix in New Smyrna Beach, when the woman came up to him and thanked him for his service.

“The lady on the end of the line I saw a second world War veteran so she comes over and thanks me for my service and gave me a big hug and said,” I wish you a Merry Christmas,’ and she put something in my hand,” he said.

Seney Jr., who served in the Coast Guard during the war, and realized when he looked down to his hand, the woman gave him $50.

“I rolled him on and I went back to the lady,” I said, ‘You have made a mistake, that is too much money.’ She says, ” No, I want you a Merry Christmas,'” he told FOX35. “After I started thinking about it, I said, ‘What a gesture.'”


George Seney Jr. said an act of kindness by a woman in a supermarket was the “best christmas present.”


The 93-year-old told his son about the good deed, which is the driving force for the younger Seney to a call on social media to find the woman.

“There is so many bad things in the world, that I thought it would be fun to do something on social media and I would like to know of the lady,” George Seney III told FOX35.

The veteran finished the donation of the gift, but he wanted to make sure that she knew that her simple gestures had a lasting influence on him.

“I want them to know that this is the best christmas present I’ve ever had,” he said.

Travis Fedschun is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @travfed

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