This Kentucky mans last wishes carried out by his family after he died is truly heartwarming
A man should not always be judged by the life he leads as long as he isn’t harming anyone. Aaron Collins from Lexington Kentucky lead a secluded life plagued with substance abuse. Surprisingly though Aaron never confided in his family the things he wanted most. And those were never for himself.
This Kentucky man’s last wishes to be carried out after his death will indeed surprise you and is testament to the kind of person he really was. Aaron died just three weeks after his 30th birthday in 2012. It was after his death that his brother Seth found his will among his belonging. It was stored on his computer.
1 Aaron’s final wishes
In Aaron’s own words “My life was a party and my death should be, too,” None of his family even expected what they were about to read in Aaron’s will. They were just about to find out how kindhearted this man really was.
His will requested that his family carry out three wishes. 1. To repay his parents if they were still alive. 2. Donate some money to a homeless person. 3. Give a big fat $500 tip to a waitress or waiter. The family was instructed to use all his money in his bank account for the purpose.
2 Surprise assistance from strangers
Seth carried out Aaron’s wishes to the letter. But it was when he left a $500 tip to Sarah a waitress that the entire episode attracted a lot of attention. The remarkable moment of surprise was even captured on video and posted on social media where it went viral.
Since then, many came forward to donate money to the family to carry out Aaron’s final wishes. The family received almost $30,000 in donations by complete strangers who were touched by this young man’s infinite goodness. The most incredible aspect of this incident was that not just one waiter and waitress received a big tip on Aaron’s behalf.
3 Act of kindness never go unnoticed
With the donations received from as far as Netherlands and Germany, Seth has been tipping several waiters and waitresses in Aaron’s name. With such generosity and human kindness, this Kentucky man’s last wishes left behind a legacy that inspires people even today. Watch the video of those incredible moments when Aaron’s last wishes were carried out.