12/13/2013 05:00 pm ET Updated Dec 13, 2013

Mystery 'Angel' Gave This Single Mom A Christmas Miracle

Christmas came early for one Conn. single mom, thanks to the kindness of a stranger.

Since just before Thanksgiving, Danielle Dubois has been making payments in installments on a pricey Lego set she put on layaway as a gift for her 10-year-old son, local news affiliate WFSB reported Thursday.

When her local Wal-Mart store called last week, Dubois figured it was to remind her to pay the next installment. Instead, she was told that a "Christmas angel" had just bought the Lego set for her.

"I'm like come on," Dubois told. "[The woman on the phone] goes 'No, I'm serious.'"

Dubois said the act of kindness couldn't have come at a better time. After losing her mother a few months back, the single mom of three said she's struggled to get into the holiday spirit.

"It brought the special back a little bit. And we needed that," Dubois said. "So whoever it was, thank you."

Watch the video above to hear more on this story, then check out the slideshow below for more inspiring random acts of kindness.

Random Acts Of Kindness

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