Stranger steps up to pay struggling mother’s layaway bill

Posted at 3:42 PM, Nov 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-29 15:42:09-05

 Lexington, Massachusetts – A struggling mother of three who wanted to make Christmas special for her children was in for a big surprise when she went to pay off her layaway bill at Walmart. It turns out she was too late because someone else had already paid the bill for her.

According to, Allison Moran, the mother, says the bill was paid by a total stranger.

“I was just in shock. When I told the kids, I was in tears. I am so grateful,” said Moran.

Moran says she had hundreds of dollars worth of gifts on layaway at the store and she was floored when she found out what this generous stranger had done.

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