MESA, Arizona -- an Arizona grandmother and also a teenager (now grown-up) have brought on a Thanksgiving legacy for year -- all since of a text that was sent to the wrong person.It all started when Wanda Dench, now 63, thought she was texting her very own grandson about Thanksgiving dinner plans however accidentally texted now 21-year-old Jamal Hinton instead.

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He asked for a picture to discover out if it to be his own grandmother behind the text. The snapshot came in that a woman v blonde hair and also glasses -- no Hinton"s grandma." no my grandma," Hinton claimed with a laughing emoji. "Can ns still obtain a plate tho ?""Of course you can," Dench replied. "That"s what grandma"s do... Feed anyone "

Somebody grandma is coming in clutch this year!! Ayee!!! pic.twitter.com/QGrx83nHLl

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The wrong messages went viral on social media, and the pair made decision to accomplish in real life. They had so much fun with each other that Hinton has actually joined Dench"s household for Thanksgiving every year since.
But sadly, Lonnie Dench, Wanda"s husband of 43 years, died from complications as result of COVID-19 in April. Speak to "Good Morning America" Thursday, Hinton referred to as Lonnie a "good friend" who was "very supportive" that his accidental friendship v Wanda.

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Two family members who have been share Thanksgiving dinner together after an inadvertently text blog post in 2016, space revealing your holiday plans amid the pandemic.


In July, Hinton post a video clip on YouTube documenting a dinner he and also his girlfriend, Mikaela, mutual with Dench."It"s been kind of trying because Lon pass away ago on April 5 indigenous COVID-19," Dench says in the video, including that she, too, tested confident for the virus. "I desire to say give thanks to you to every one of the people that sent their blessings and also their condolences and also their fine wishes because that me."
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