‘Now, I have a new friend’

Who would have thought {that a} misplaced pockets can result in a friendship between an aged girl and an adolescent? Dee Harkrider, an aged girl from Arkansas didn’t look forward to finding a brand new good friend in a teenage boy who went out of his means to assist her.

61-year-old Harkrider went purchasing at Walmart in Forrest Metropolis not realizing she had misplaced her pockets within the car parking zone.

Fortunately, Delivontae Johnson discovered it after going to the shop to exchange a tire. Harkider solely discovered she misplaced her pockets when Johnson informed her he was on his strategy to give it again to her.


In line with Harkrider, anyone may have picked her pockets up however she was so grateful that it was a form younger man like Johnson.

She mentioned that he may have simply let the shop learn about it however he drove miles simply to offer it again to her in individual. “I’m simply overwhelmed,” mentioned Harkrider.

Johnson was additionally grateful that he discovered the pockets.  “I wasn’t imagined to be parking in that spot however thank God I did,” he mentioned.

He discovered Harkrider’s driving license in her pockets and realizing how necessary it’s for the lady, he tried to discover a strategy to join together with her.

Delivontae Johnson and his car
Fb | Delivontae Johnson

He regarded her up on Fb and by chance, he discovered her profile and let her learn about her misplaced pockets. He instantly drove to her home in Wynne.

“I reside in Wynne, however I used to be in Palestine. So, that younger man detoured and got here to Palestine and introduced me my pockets,” shared Harkrider. They met at a restaurant’s car parking zone and she or he couldn’t assist however hug him.

She additionally requested for a photograph with him to indicate her gratitude on Fb. “I wished folks to know what this younger man had executed for me. I needed to share it,” she mentioned.

Dee Harkrider is thankful to get her lost wallet back
Fb | Dee Harkrider

Harkrider believed that it was destiny that led him and Harkrider to one another. As she mentioned, anybody may have discovered the pockets however there’s an opportunity they might not return it.

Johnson simply proved that there are nonetheless good individuals who like serving to others. “God watched over me. He introduced this angel into my life. God sends folks for a purpose into one another’s lives.”

Harkrider gave Johnson the $20 invoice she had in her pockets to thank him for what she has executed for him. Although she thought she may have given him extra, it was greater than sufficient for Johnson.

Harkrider writes about her lost wallet on Facebook
Fb | Dee Harkrider

He’s learning in a group school and he mentioned he’s very grateful for the fuel cash. In line with Johnson, his mom was additionally pleased with what he did for Harkrider. “She mentioned I did a very good job. I’m glad she raised me to be the person I’m in the present day.”

Johnson noticed the incident as a “blessing in disguise.” On his strategy to the church, his tire blew out after hitting a pothole. “I as soon as heard within the church from a pastor that the satan will strike earlier than God begins to bless,” he recalled.

Johnson and Harkrider
Fb | Johnson and Harkrider

He was pleased that this undesirable occasion led him to assembly Harkrider. They didn’t solely grow to be a blessing to one another that day however additionally they turned associates.

Harkrider jokingly informed Johnson that he’s caught together with her. Now, they’re associates on Fb and are wanting ahead to seeing one another once more. Harkrider posted their picture collectively and wished Johnson nicely.

“A good friend informed me I used to be fortunate. I informed her no, God was watching out for me. Delivontae Johnson, I pray that God blesses you past any measure!! Now, I’ve a brand new good friend!”