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MCCLELLANVILLE, S.C. – A family has a brand new home thanks to a stranger who befriended a young man who worked at Chick-fil-A.

“He has this sort of natural humanity that just shines through in everything he does,” Brian Smyth told WCBD.

Smyth met Shakeel Williams a year and a half ago while visiting the a Chick-fil-A restaurant. They became fast friends, and soon Smyth learned  Williams suffered from sickle cell anemia.

Smyth also learned the family was struggling to pay Williams’ medical bills and lived in a trailer. So Smyth offered to build the family a brand new home.

The family toured their new house for the first time a few weeks ago and were blown away by what they saw.

“It’s like a blessing,” said Williams.

His mom was touched by the act of kindness.

“I thank God first of all,” said mom Tolunda Williams. “And thank God for my son.”