An 8 Yr. Old Boy Told Her About How His Neighbor Lost His Daddy. What He Wanted For Christmas Had Her In Tears.
(I work in a party store. I am serving an eight-year-old customer.)
Eight-Year-Old:”Can I see your Christmas decorations? I need to get special Christmas decorations.”
Me:”Sure you can. Is there something special you want to get, little guy?”
Eight-Year-Old: “I want to get a pretty tree with ornaments, and stockings, and presents, and Christmas lights! It’s for my neighbor!’
Me: “That’s a lot to get for your neighbor, sweetheart. Why do you need all of that?”
Eight-Year-Old: “Their daddy died. They don’t have Christmas this year, so I wanted to give it to them. I even got $100 from my mom to do it.”
Me: *on the verge of tears* “That’s very generous of you. Tell you what, let’s pick out some stockings and a tree. Then I’ll talk to my manager to see what we can do about some toys. How many kids does your neighbor have?”