A mum has been overwhelmed by a stranger's kindness after the woman gave her son a gift.
Lucy Little had spent all morning in hospital with her 11-year-old son Daniel who has a rare neurodegenerative disorder called Cockayne Syndrome. She popped into Big W on the way home and while in the shop Daniel spotted a doll of his favourite Wiggle, Emma.
'My Daniel squealed with delight when he saw an "Emma Wiggles doll",' Lucy wrote on a Facebook page.
But she said he'd have to ask Santa for the doll as it was "quite pricey".
As she was leaving the store the family got a wonderful surprise when a woman approached them and handed Daniel the Emma doll.
Says Lucy: 'She wanted him to have it because she saw how much he loved it.' The woman handed Daniel the doll and told him to have a Merry Christmas.
Lucy continued: 'She will never know how much a generous gesture made a cr*ppy day into a lovely one.'