Grandma Sends Accidental Text, Ends Up With Extra Thanksgiving Dinner Guest

Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather together, to give thanks for the food before them and the people around the dinner table celebrating with them.

One grandmother was excited to do just that with her family, and started texting family members to make sure they were going to join her. Grandma Wanda from Mesa, Arizona sent a group text which included information about where and when Thanksgiving dinner would take place this year. The text went to one person that wasn’t necessarily on her list, but totally rolled with it and now she’s the Internet’s favorite grandmother.

Jamal Hinton, a 17-year-old from Phoenix, Arizona received the text Grandma Wanda sent and was a little confused. Instead of just ignoring the text he asked who sent it. The reply read, “Your grandma” with a blonde haired grandma emoji.

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Hinton asked for a photo, texting Wanda “Grandma? Can I have a picture.”

Now it was Wanda who seemed confused, “Of who?” she wrote in response to his request, to which he replied “You lol.”

She obliged and sent this selfie of her smiling at her desk with the caption, “Yes, here I’m at work.”

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via Jamal Hinton Twitter

As he pretty much knew, it was definitely not his grandma. He returned her text with a photo of himself saying she wasn’t his grandma, but “Can I still get a plate tho?”

In what might go down as the best Thanksgiving text exchange ever, Wanda replied, “Of course you can. That’s what grandmas do…feed everyone.”

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via Jamal Hinton Twitter

And for a moment everything was right in the world. According to BuzzFeed the unlikely text buddies have been in communication and the offer still stands for Hinton to join Grandma Wanda’s Thanksgiving dinner.