Famous actor Tom Hanks helped out a local girl scout troop in a big way on February 28 when he stopped by to buy some cookies, and also help them sell some to people walking by. The girl scouts were outside of a store selling their cookies when they thought they recognized Tom Hanks walking by, who was disguised in a baseball hat and a pair of sunglasses. That didn’t stop the kids from asking if he was who they thought, and he he said that yes he was Tom Hanks, he purchased four boxes of cookies and took a photograph with the girls.
According to an article found on reddit and written by LosAltosOnline.com, another group of people say the girls having their photo taken with the actor and asked him if they could do so too. He replied that they could as long as they bought some cookies from the scouts.
Hanks was described as a very personable and friendly guy, just like his character is in several films. Real estate experts said apparently he was down in that area to have his son’s typewriter repaired at a typewriter shop. According to the shop keeper, Tom Hanks is a collector of type writers and even bought two more for his collection at home. It is always nice to hear stories like this about actors who interact with their fans and general public, and help them sell cookies!