Stranger pays off all layaway accounts at Toys R Us

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BELLINGHAM, Mass. (PIX11) — A generous stranger brightened the holiday season for countless children and their parents.

On Wednesday, an anonymous woman walked into the Toys R Us in Bellingham, Massachusetts and did something unbelievable.

The woman told a cashier she wanted to pay off a layaway balance — all of them, totaling $20,000, WXFT reports.

“I have no words. I can’t believe someone would do that, it’s so nice,” said Diane Brewer, whose son’s gifts were paid for. “I have been running around all week picking up layaways everywhere, so this is really awesome.”

The “Layaway Angel” — as she has been dubbed — paid off the accounts of 154 people.

“I’m so happy about it I cried a little,” one person said.



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