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That Viral Jennifer Aniston Facebook Post Was Actually Posted By A Redditor 5 Years Ago

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 10/11/2015 Stephanie Marcus
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Perhaps you read an uplifting story today about Jennifer Aniston meeting a homeless teenage mother in Vancouver. It might be all over your social media accounts, because the Facebook post currently has more than 300,000 likes and 46,000 shares. 

The problem is that this charming story that's being attributed to Aniston was actually posted to a five-year-old Reddit thread titled, "What is the nicest thing you've ever done that no one knows about?" by a user who has since deleted their profile. Some parts differ slightly, but the majority is the same.

Since the Facebook page that posted the story is a just a fan account (the actress doesn't have an official page), we're fairly certain that Aniston is not the author of the sweet tale that was originally posted on Reddit. 

Sorry. It's still a nice story, though. 

Below is the Facebook post that's going viral and the 5-year-old Reddit post: 

"I was day tripping to Vancouver from Seattle and stopped in for lunch at a little cafe. From my window I saw a young...

Posted by Jennifer Aniston on Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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