This Year’s Most Heartwarming Seder Story Comes Via Twitter
Samantha Gross, an American intern at the London Evening Standard newspaper, told her heartwarming story on Twitter where she first found her Seder.
1. Today, something incredible happened. And I will tell this story via Twitter, which is fitting for how this incredible thing came to be.— Samantha J. Gross (@samanthajgross) April 10, 2017
She saw this tweet from a London-based CNN journalist who she follows on Twitter.
Tonight is #Passover so if you’re in London and you’ve got nowhere to go for Seder, get in touch. Nobody should be alone tonight.— James Masters (@Masters_JamesD) April 10, 2017
She takes him up on his offer and he picks her up and drives her to his parents’ house in North London where they make a young woman from Schererville, Indiana, feel very welcome.
6. They were all so interested in me, and me in them. James’ 91-year-old grandfather whistled a song he knew about Indiana.— Samantha J. Gross (@samanthajgross) April 11, 2017
.@Masters_JamesD 7. When we sat for Seder, I immediately got teary. I’ve lost 3 g’parents in the past few years, and seeing James’ g’parents made me so happy— Samantha J. Gross (@samanthajgross) April 11, 2017
.@Masters_JamesD 8. I joked about how strong the maror was to James’ uncle, but really I just cried for my own grandparents, who loved Passover so much.— Samantha J. Gross (@samanthajgross) April 11, 2017
Bravo to @samanthajgross and, especially, to @Masters_JamesD and family!