Random acts of kindness come in all shapes and sizes – there’s even a study to suggest that being kind can help you live longer. One TikTok star has created a page dedicated to fun challenges for unsuspecting strangers. He will give $500 to the uninformed passerby who completes the challenge.
In a clip that has racked up a staggering 4.1 million overnight, a fellow TikTok user suggested that Jimmy Darts (@jimmydarts) gets strangers to complete the lyrics to You are my Sunshine.
Jimmy approaches shoppers in a supermarket with a Barbie doll acting as a microphone. He starts to reel off the lyrics from the Johnny Cash song, hoping that the participant will complete the line.
Jimmy finally approaches a third man with a shopping cart after two failed attempts. Surprised, the man enthusiastically sang along to the song.
“Congratulations”Jimmy says, as they shake hands. “You know what’s just happened?”
The unsuspecting man replies, “What’s just happened?”
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Jimmy explains that he has “got a gift for [him], $500”, to which the stranger bursts out laughing in disbelief, “You’re playing?” and asks if he’s serious.
Jimmy then hands the money over in a heartwarming moment. “Life is too short”Before breaking out into a celebratory dancing routine, the man exclaims:
Thousands of TikTokers flocked to the video to express admiration for the man. “You can tell he’s a really good guy”, one said, as another called him “the main character.”
“He deserved it. This inspires me to be happier and more appreciative”, one added, while another commented, “He aced that vibe check.”
We can certainly agree with that.