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DID YOU GET A TOKEN?
Looks like someone is really grateful for something you did! Way to go! Thank you for doing something positive! How do you feel? Are you surprised by the response? Do you want to keep the token? Or do you think you’ll pass it on? Let us know!
Being 35 weeks pregnant with my second child, my belly was HUGE. I slowly waddled out of Trader Joe’s with a BIG, heavy, overstuffed bag of groceries while carrying my whiny and hangry toddler. I was hangry too. And tired. A sympathetic older woman opened the door for me with a knowing look “I’ve been there too.” At the moment ll I could muster was a small desperate smile. As I walked away I remembered that I happened to have a token in my purse but I really wanted to just pack up my kid and head home. But luckily as I was buckling in my daughter, she was getting into her car right next to mine! So I quickly grabbed the token and handed it to her. Thank you, stranger for letting me walk quickly through the door so that I avoided having to fight my toddler while juggling the groceries!
Thanks for the smile
I was having a bad day. I just felt grumpy all day. I went to a small cafe to get a sandwich and a latte. I really just wanted to get my food and be grumpy by myself for the rest of the day. The young man that handed me my bag of food had such a genuine and innocent smile with his cheery “Have a great day!” that it caught me off guard and made me smile. I dug into my pocket for the token I’ve been carrying and handed it to him along with a dollar bill. He looked a bit curious and confused at first but gave me another smile as I walked away.
Forgot My Lunch Money
San Jose, CA
I had just started a contract position a few weeks earlier and I forgot my wallet at home. I happened to have a few dollars in quarters on me but otherwise ZERO. I didn’t even have my credit card because I forgot my entire wallet. I was thinking about just skipping lunch but the thought just made me hungrier. So I sucked it up and asked one of my new coworkers if I could borrow a few bucks. Luckily she didn’t make a big deal out of it and said “here, take $10. Pay me back whenever.” Needless to say I returned the money the very next day with a token!
“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
– Oprah Winfrey
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