At the Rite aide pharmacy in Lake Stevens, Washington today, I asked the girl taking prescriptions if I could have the key to the restroom. She said I would have to go to the front desk to get it. I had an injured hip and didn't want to make the walk so I said never mind. In less than a minute she came running up to me and gave me the key. And she acted like it was the best thing she had done all day. I could see that doing kindnesses for people was an automatic reaction for her so I gave her this coin. I told her she could follow the rules of the program or do what I did.
I am more comfortable giving the coins to someone who selflessly goes the extra mile for someone than following the rules of the program and giving it to someone I do something for. Maybe acknowledging her good deed was my good dead.
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