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How about something good for a change?
On April 7, I was at the Dollar General store across from the University of Mary Washington with my daughter and grandson shopping for Easter items.
When we were finished shopping and went to check out, the cashier gave me the total. I was both shocked and embarrassed, and I started shaking because it was about $12 over what we had budgeted for this excursion.
I apologized and said I needed to put some stuff back. Then I heard a woman say, "I'll pick up the difference."
I honestly didn't know what to do, and I kept saying, "No, thank you."
The woman said, "Let me do something nice; it's Easter." My daughter said, "Mom, it's OK, just say thank you."
I did thank her, but I never got her name. I hope she reads this, because I want her to know how much we appreciated her help!
It makes me happy and gives me hope knowing that the news is not always bad. People do care about each other after all.