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This Story About Keanu Reeves Buying Ice Cream to Help a Young Fan Is Heartwarming


SB Nation writer James Dator has a heartwarming story he shared about the time he was a 16-year-old kid working in a movie theater who happened to sell Keanu Reeves a ticket. Spoiler alert: this tale only adds to the legend of Keanu being a darn decent human being.

Recently, the John Wick star went viral when he helped a bunch of airplane passengers out after their small aircraft made an emergency landing.

Then there was the time he heard some kids needed a preschool so he bought the a building and some land and handed it all over. Then there's this candid act of kindness when he stood up to give someone else a seat on the subway, not to mention the time he spent 45 minutes talking with two young Kids at Newark airport after they approached him as fans.

Oh yeah, and then there was the time actress Octavia Spencer first moved to L.A. and her car broke down. Only one person stopped on the highway to come and help her. You know who that man was? Keanu.

James' twitter thread echoes this theme of Keanu always anticipating people's needs. It starts during an ordinary day shift at the movie theater where James worked.