We need something to make us smile in all the doom and gloom these days. And sometimes that can be achieved by just being nice.
A man’s dying wish for a random act of kindness turned into a waitress’ good fortune in Kentucky, and now more struggling restaurant servers could be in for generous surprises.
Relatives of Aaron Collins, 30, who died on July 7, carried out his last wish by giving a random waitress in Lexington a $500 tip after their pizza dinner, MyFoxTwinCities.com reports.
“Aaron never had much money, and he didn’t have enough to make this happen, so I started a website and took donations,” brother Seth Collins said. “On July 10 we were able to make his wish come true for the first time.”
30 years old is just too damn young to die of anything. And yet the family of Aaron Collins has found a very unique and life-affirming way of carrying his memory in their hearts – and sharing it with others.
And do go read the link – there is more great stuff there about this amazing story.