Toast, It's not just for breakfast anymore: Touching Story From the Inbox

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Touching Story From the Inbox

A young man shopping in a supermarket noticed a little old lady
following him around. If he stopped, she stopped. Furthermore she kept staring at

She finally overtook him at the checkout. She turned to him and said,
"I hope I haven't made you feel ill at ease; it's just that you look so much like
my late son."

He answered, "That's okay."

"I know it's silly, but if you'd call out "Good bye, Mom" as I leave
the store, it would make me feel so happy."

She then went through the checkout. As she was on her way out of the
store, The man called out, "Goodbye, Mom."

The little old lady waved, and smiled back at him.

Pleased that he had brought a little sunshine into someone's day, he
went to pay for his groceries.

"That comes to $121.85," said the clerk.

"How come so much? I only bought 5 items!"

The clerk replied, "Yeah, but your mother said
you'd be paying for her things, too."

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