This Single Dad Received An Unexpected Surprise On His Windshield

featured-imageIn August 2016, Ohio resident Kevon Smith, Sr. was enjoying what he thought was a typical breakfast with his infant son. The two were dining at a Cracker Barrel store—a restaurant that specializes in a menu full of southern-style fare, with an accompanying gift shop.


What Kevon didn’t know was that he had piqued the interest of a couple sitting and eating nearby. When he returned to his car, he was surprised by something that they’d left behind. Check out this touching story about one random act of kindness and its impact on a single father.

12. Only 22

001-12-only-22-ae0215061dfba6868866d07b35ba8414Kevon Smith, Sr. is 22 years old and a very active volunteer in his community. He participates as a coach for his local football team and helps out local youths in many other ways.

He’s also a dedicated father, and his friends and family take notice. Comments on his Facebook page include “You are a wonderful young dad, keep up the good job!” and “You’d be surprised by how many people you inspire just by doing what you are born to do.”

11. Ordinary Day

002-11-ordinary-day-1d04e7b3f752898cf1d811efe8ed95b2On that August 2016 morning, Smith got his three-month-old son Kevon, Jr. settled, and they both sat down to eat at the Willoughby restaurant.

It didn’t take long for Kevon to notice something out of the ordinary. While he ate his breakfast and kept his son entertained, he realized that he was being watched.

10. Being Watched

003-10-being-watched-5a879f6780df19f0354fba85b7a299d5The people keeping an eye on the Smiths were a friendly-looking older couple who kept glancing over at their table.

Kevon Smith, Sr. later told the Cleveland 19 News, “I noticed this older couple over in the corner—they kept smiling at me and I was looking at my son like, ‘What is going on?'”

9. A Surprise

004-9-a-surprise-90165341713d387c9ac24d70aa8872e6At first, Kevon didn’t think much of it, and he continued paying attention to his son. By the time he paid his bill and left the restaurant, the older couple had already left.

Once he returned to his car, he was in for a surprise. There was a note tucked into his windshield.