Grieving Customer writes a heartfelt message with a generous tip on the waitress’s bill

Working as a waitress at a restaurant can be quite trying. The long number of hours coupled with the rants of quirky customers can pull them down at times. One thing that keeps them going is the tips offered by customers. And when a generous customer leaves a good amount as a tip with a handwritten message on the bill, their day is made. This is what happened to waitress Becky Nielson.

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1 Here is the story

This is a story about how a grieving customer decided to do a good turn to a waitress. This lady put aside her grief and made sure the waitress enjoyed her evening with family and friends.

Here is the story

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2 It had been a Normal Day

It had been a normal working day for Becky Nielson as she went about her work as usual. Little did she know that she would be in for a surprise soon?

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3 The Generous Customer

Now who would not like a tip, more so a generous one? As Becky served her regular customer and presented the bill to her, little did she know what was in store for her? This customer had been grieving her friend who had passed the night before. She wrote out a heartfelt note on the bill which read “Life is short; a friend of mine died last night. Please enjoy a night with someone you love.”

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4 The Customers Outlook on life

The customer was grieving her friend but did not do the usual thing. Instead she did something unusual by tipping the waitress generously so that she could enjoy the evening. This is definitely a positive outlook towards life.

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5 The Waitress was overjoyed with emotions

Becky was pleasantly surprised at this kind gesture by the customer. After all not many grieved in this fashion. This incident made her see life in a different way. While she did go out with friends and family that night, she was a changed person.

Grief is an emotion which takes time to heal. It depends on the person how he wishes to tackle his emotions. This lady has set an example before the world with her kind gesture. It sure has touched millions of hearts worldwide. Let us do a good turn to someone else when we are battling our own demons.

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