Robin Leach, host of the former Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous is one of many celebrities who have angel stories to share. A few years ago he told his to listeners of WYLL Radio in Chicago.
Christmas was approaching and Robin had invited some friends who, he knew, might be spending the holiday alone. They would have a feast, he promised. Robin would bring the wine, and his best friend would provide the food, including a turkey with all the trimmings.
“On Christmas eve, I phoned the friend who was supposed to provide the food,” Robin says. “I wanted to find out how large the turkey was. But my friend insisted that it was his job to buy the wine, mine to provide the food.” Due to this misunderstanding, each man now had a trunk full of wine. But there was no food of any kind, and worst of all, no turkey.
It was much too late now to find a store open, much less a bird to buy. But the men decided to try anyway. After several disappointments, they found a 7-11 store open in Brookfield, Connecticut. Hopefully, they entered. “Do you sell turkeys?” Robin asked the Hispanic owner. “Nothing but burritos,” he answered. Discouraged, the men started toward the door, and then noticed an elderly black woman who seemed somehow to emerge from the back of the store. Was she shopping this late? “I have an extra turkey at home,” she came toward them. “You’re welcome to it. Just follow me.”
Surprised, the men looked at each other. What could they lose?
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Author: Joan Wester Anderson
Love and Blessings,