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Any Given Sundae, Part 3

, , | Hopeless | September 10, 2016

(I’m a cashier at an ice cream parlor/market. A man comes in, buys a sundae, pays, and then slips me a $10 bill.)

Man: “Put this towards the next customer’s order.”

(He leaves and a young couple comes in with their son.)

Lady: “Do you guys still do birthday sundae promotions? Our little boy turned one year old today.”

Me: “Sorry, ma’am, we stopped doing that a year ago.”

Lady: “Okay.”

(The couple looks a little disappointed but I smile because I know something they don’t. They end up ordering $9.50 worth of ice cream products.)

Lady: “How much do I owe you?”

Me: “Nothing. A gentleman came in earlier and paid for your order.”

(Their jaws drop.)

Lady: “Who did this? We would like to thank him.”

Me: “He left already.”

(The two kept looking at each other, saying wow repeatedly and left with their food. It made me want to pay it forward like that guy did.)

Any Given Sundae, Part 2
Any Given Sundae

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