Good deed

Resident recounts a positive experience while out shopping

I was at our local Vernon Walmart Aug. 18 with my daughter Jessie and the line-ups to pay were long.

We had a full cart and as I was unloading, I noticed a young man behind us holding five small freezer packs. I told Jessie to approach the young guy and tell him to go in front of us.

Jess couldn’t understand why we should let someone take our place so I went up to him and said please go ahead of us. He smiled, thanked me, paid for his $6 purchase and left.

When I reached the cashier, she looked puzzled and asked if I was with the young guy that just left.

“No,” I said.

“Do you know him?” she asked

“No,” I replied.

Well she smiled and said, “He just left you a $50 gift card to put towards your purchase.”

I could not believe it and either could Jessie.

I looked at the older gentleman behind me and saw he had a few purchases so I quietly put down a $20 for his purchase.

Young man,  you made my day. Thank you and good  karma is coming your way.


Debbie Preston


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