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Sep
08
Stranded in Japan, An Unforgettable Act of Kindness

When writer Matthew Treadwell was preparing for a trip to Japan with his wife, he anticipated an amazing travel experience. What he did not expect was a random act of kindness that would change his life. While visiting a quaint countryside village, Treadwell and his wife lost track of time. They realized too late that they had missed the last bus back to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Amid pounding rain and increasing panic, the couple ran out of ideas. That’s when a friendly stranger stepped in to help and treated them to an experience they would never forget.This Great Big Story is a paid contribution by ANA. (http://cnn.com/actsofkindness).To watch an extended version of this film, go here: http://greatbig.is/2hzv9crSUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6AcbThis story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world.Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] comFollow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeXMake our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZGive us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLYCome hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjVVisit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com