A small act of kindness can make a big difference, especially for a mom leaving the hospital.
In a post that has gone viral on Facebook, an unidentified mother wrote that after being in the hospital with her 9-week-old son she found a parking ticket on her car along with a note from a stranger named Laura.
"I saw your car had a parking ticket on it. I’m sure whatever you are going through at hospital is tough enough so I have paid for you," the note reads. At the end of the note, the stranger added, "Hope things get better!"
The photo was posted on the Facebook page of Canberra Mums, which helps connect expecting, new and experienced mothers. Since being posted on Aug. 9, it has been liked more than 89,000 times. Commenters have used it to share their experiences with receiving parking tickets while at the hospital.
"We got 4 parking fines in 1 week when our little man was in the NICU!! What a beautiful thing to do," one commenter wrote.
"I received a ticket after picking up my husband from [the] hospital a few years ago, and yes it really is the last thing you need. What a great person you are Laura," wrote someone else.
This mom's experience wasn't so bad though, and it's all because of one stranger's selfless act.
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