‘It’s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood’ Star Tom Hanks Reads Nice Tweets

As anyone who uses Twitter has no doubt noticed, it can be a dark, bitter abyss to spew bile and rage.

But the social media platform can also be a place to share joy and happiness, and that’s the direction Tom Hanks has decided to take in his latest venture: reading positive tweets that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

The premise is this: internationally recognized nice guy Tom Hanks reads nice tweets tweeted by nice people.

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“Hey, I’m Tom Hanks and I’m going to read some of the nicest tweets on the internet,” says Hanks as begins, starting with one reading, “I worked at McDonalds for two and a half years and put 11 nuggets in almost every 10 piece I made.”

“That is a man who is not only being nice,” Hanks pointed out, “but he’s feeding the world a little bit better and bucking the corporate strategy.”

Another tweet concerned someone riding on a train sitting next to someone who was watching “The Office” and listening via headphones, and when realizing his fellow passenger was watching along, turned on the subtitles.

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“That’s a nice thing that guy did,” quipped Hanks, “because who doesn’t like to read along with ‘The Office’?”

The niceness was only beginning — watch the entire clip below:

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