The Viral Grandma Who Texted A Total Stranger For Thanksgiving Invited Him Again

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“The world is becoming a better place than it used to be,” he told local newspaper The Arizona Republic. “I’m loving it. I love that you don’t have to know someone or know their background to be nice to them.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"If you missed the original viral tweet, in 2016 Hinton received a bizarre text message from an unknown number asking him to Thanksgiving dinner.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“Grandma? Can I have a picture,” he answered. Then, when Dench provided: “You not my grandma. Can I still get a plate tho?”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Of course, Dench said yes — and despite having to change her phone number after the tweet garnered 43,000 likes and half as many retweets, the relationship between the two former strangers has become lasting.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The cutest part of this story is that not only was it not a one-time thing, but Hinton says he talks to Dench “about once a week,” and that he sees her as an adopted grandma.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"Thanksgiving 2017 Leftover Recipes: Must-See Meals & Details","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"Thanksgiving Twitter Clapbacks: Best Memes, Tweets & Jokes","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"Thanksgiving 2017: 50 Things To Be Thankful For & Memes","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'Last year’s quintessential Thanksgiving story about the grandma who texted the wrong person inviting him over for dinner has become, if possible, even more wholesome.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2017/11/26/thanksgiving-grandma-text-mistake-tradition-details/'; var next_gallery = '/2016/12/23/ex-brings-erotic-photos-to-exs-wedding-details-photos/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "The Viral Grandma Who Texted A Total Stranger For Thanksgiving Invited Him Again"; var path = base_url