Rail passenger wakes to find 100 gift

Image copyright Ella Johannessen
Image caption Ella Johannessen woke up to discover the money, in £ 20 records, on her lap underneath a paper napkin

A sleeping passenger on a teach was shocked to wake up to get “£ 100 under a napkin” on her behalf lap.

Ella Johannessen was discussing how “stressed plus upset” she was about her funds during a phone call to her mother whilst travelling on Saturday.

After waking up from a nap the lady found the gift, which the lady says will stop her from groing through her overdraft limit.

The Facebook post she wrote hoping to find the person who left the cash has been shared more than 2, eight hundred times.

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The 23-year-old Leeds Beckett University graduate told the BBC she got into debt during the girl final year of study right after giving up her part-time job in order to concentrate on her course.

She boarded a Virgin Locomotives East Coast service to Leeds at Peterborough station on Sunday afternoon and proceeded to contact her mother.

‘Fantastic human being’

“I spoke to her about how small money I had, how worried I used to be about my finances and I obtained upset, ” she wrote.

After waking up, she discovered the money and started to cry because she was “incredibly thankful” for that kind stranger’s help.

She said: “After a dreadful 18 months where I lost my dad and both of his mom and dad it showed me that there is amazing advantages and good people in the world.

“I would like to tell the individual that they are a fantastic human being and it has actually lifted my spirits and enormously helped me out. ”

Ms Johannessen, who lives in Leeds, said she would be “passing the particular kindness on” by volunteering for the charity.