Chicken Among His Hands
"Yes ma'am, I would love the number 1 and a side of amazing hot sauce" as I said to Jen at the cash register. But what was in store that day was truly amazing, I witnessed the most outstanding act. As a Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Philly, I had never seen such an act by any store in my life. As a rugged old man walked in to the Downingtown Chick-fil-A he looked starved but with a smile as bright as day. This man asked for a number 1 and said but I have little to no change. Jen at the cash register said, "Sir, my treat." I had never seen a grown man cry before but this man had tears of joy running down his face and he exclaimed, "I have been in and out of 20 different stores and only was I ever offered a water cup, but you, you..." then he stopped. He could not hold his tears back and began to weep. The man received his food and Jen placed her own money in the register. That day I went home and cried, knowing a store could be so nice and kind.