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{}A mother's apologetic Facebook post has led to an outpouring of support for one Jefferson County family.

Kyesha Smith Wood posted a message on the social network over the weekend after her teenage daughters disrespected another mother, Rebecca Boyd, during a movie at Tannehill Premiere Cinema 14 in Bessemer, Al.Wood says her teenage son told her the 13-year-old girls interrupted the movie and Boyd asked them to be quiet. But they responded rudely. Following the movie, Boyd told them her husband was laid-off and that movie experience was probably the last one in a while for her family.Wood felt horrible after hearing about the incident. So, she took to Facebook to find Boyd and apologize.Wood first posted a message on the McAdory-McCalla Community News Facebook page. It was later shared on the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office page and has garnered more than 200,000 likes.{}Boyd eventually messaged Wood."She's the most gracious, kind and forgiving woman. I am so humbled by that and I've been telling people the real hero of the story is her," Wood says. "She took it upon herself to correct my girls and one else around them did."Wood also says her daughters will write an apology letter to Boyd and turn over some of their allowance to buy the family another trip to the movies."My girls are so mortified. They are humiliated. And that's okay because I told them, 'you know what, you're not going to do this again," Wood adds.She's also proud to have disciplined her children by using their own tools."Mom broke the Internet!...They do Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, and they master it all. I'm like, 'you are never going to get 180,000 likes! So, just act right, use it responsibly, because obviously I am doing something better than you," Woods laughs.The Boyd family has also gotten a few job offers from the post.{}


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