"My heart was warmed at Walmart during lunch", Spring Herbison Bowlin said in a Facebook post. In the post, Bowlin describes the encounter where an elderly man, who had just had his items scanned was fiddling with change. He became flustered after miscounting the change, having to start over.
When the cashier gave the man his total, he took out a pocket full of change and began counting, according to the post.
"His hands and voice are shaking", Bowlin says of the encounter. "We will do this together", the cashier said.
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That's when the cashier took his hands and dumped all of the change on the counter.
Once the man left with his purchases, Bowlin said she thanked the cashier for being patient with him. A number of comments on the post thanked the cashier for her kindness while others thanked Bowlin for sharing the encounter. "What's wrong with our world is we've forgotten how to love one another, '" she writes. I wasn't going to let him leave without his groceries if he came up short, but I didn't want to hurt his feelings. He then whispered "I'm so sorry" to the other customers waiting in line as he recounted the mound of coins.
The photo has been shared on Facebook more than 22,000 times.