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23 heartwarming stories of people meeting Tom Hanks that'll instantly brighten your day

From the time he stopped the shooting of his 2008 film Angels and Demons to escort a bride and her father to the altar to when he randomly helped out Girl Scouts sell cookies to passers-by, netizens love sharing stories about how nice Hanks is.

23 heartwarming stories of people meeting Tom Hanks that'll instantly brighten your day
Cover Image Source: Tom Hanks attends the premiere of Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 4" on June 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Roses are red, violets are blue, Tom Hanks is a nice guy, and we have proof. Possibly the only nice caucasian straight male left in Hollywood, the Forrest Gump star has time and again spread joy in his fans' lives both through his incredible performances on screen and heartwarming random interactions in real life. As the Oscar-winning actor was honored with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Cecil B. DeMille Award for Achievement in Film at the 2020 Golden Globe ceremony, those lucky few who had the good fortune of meeting the celeb in real life, took to Twitter to share their uplifting experiences.

Tom Hanks attends the European premiere of Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 4" at the Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on June 16, 2019, in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney and Pixar)

From the time he stopped the shooting of his 2008 film Angels and Demons to escort a bride and her father to the altar to when he randomly helped out Girl Scouts sell cookies to passers-by, netizens love sharing stories about just how empathetic, kind, and down to earth a person Hanks is. Remember when a New York Times story about the actor published on World Kindness Day set off a whole avalanche of tales about Hanks' "good guyness"? Well, it happened again and we are feeling all kinds of warm and mushy after reading through some of these heartwarming tweets. Check out a few of our favorite ones below:

 

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