While some people celebrate their birthday with family, friends, cake, and alcohol, actor Matthew McConaughey spent his special day hand-delivering 4,500 frozen turkeys to the residents of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.
The movie star, who has appeared in popular films including Dallas Buyers Club, The Lincoln Lawyer, and We Are Marshall is the founder of the just keep livin Foundation and the creative director for Wild Turkey bourbon.
On Nov. 4, McConaughey surprised the 250 volunteers at Wild Turkey Distillery, and gave a passionate speech, which would be later posted to Facebook.
"Thanksgiving, gratitude, we believe in our family that the more you're thankful for, the more that you show gratification, the more that you're gonna create in your life to be thankful for," he said. "I think it's kinda scientific and here's kind of living proof of it right here this morning."
Posted by Matthew McConaughey on Saturday, November 4, 2017
The enthusiasm only further escalated on Saturday when unsuspecting recipients met the actor in absolute astonishment.