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Happy endings

A rich young woman sat beside a poor elderly man on a plane. She alerted the flight attendant upon taking her seat.

The flight attendant answered warmly, when the woman abruptly said,

“Please find me another seat immediately.”

The flight attendant responded,

“I’m sorry Ma’am, but the economy cabin is fully booked.”

The rich woman replied,

“But I’m not going to travel beside a worthless bum. Do something.”

While the elderly man stared in disbelief, the flight attendant responded,

“I’ll talk to the Captain about this.”

Then flight attendant went to the Captain and asked,

“Captain, a woman feels uncomfortable to sit beside a poor elder man. What should we do?”

Surprisingly, the Captain’s face changed. He looked amused and said,

“This woman is interesting. I’ve never encountered an issue like this before. I have a plan. Listen..”

And the Captain relayed to the flight attendant what he wants to do. The flight attendant was stunned at his plan. In fact, she was amazed.

A few minutes later, the flight attendant returned.

“The Captain said we could use an open seat in First Class. He also wants to apologize for having to travel with such a terrible person.”

As the woman rose out of her seat, the flight attendant reached out her arm towards the poor elderly man.

“Sir will you please follow me?” To which the plane applauded.

Never look down on other people. We are all equal in God’s sight. Regardless of what you have achieved in life, stay humble. Keep your feet on the ground. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.


“So Gary and I are sitting at zips eating when we see two cops walk out with their food and start walking across the parking lot towards dutch bros.

First, we think they are going to go sit at the table outside on the corner and eat, then they pass it walking to the corner where there is a homeless man sitting with a sign.

The food was for him, we watched them drive down the division, spot the man, turn around, and go inside to buy him food.

You only hear bad things about cops on

Facebook that’s why I’m posting this reminding you that not all cops are unfair or mean. We did think they were going to ask him to leave but we were so surprised by this act of kindness we hopped out of the car just to get a better look. Sad to think we are surprised to see kindness because we expect selfishness in the works every day.”


We were looking at buying a new house several years ago. The house was vacant since the couple was getting divorced and they had both already gotten smaller houses. When we got to the back yard there was an aging yellow labrador retriever that looked to be at least 11–12 years old. The food bowl was empty and the water bowl had been turned over. We used the water bottles that the kids had and filled her water bowl. She followed us around the back yard.

Once we were ready to go back into the house, the dog whined and didn’t want us to leave. She stood on her hind legs and barked over the fence as we drove away as if begging us not to leave her.

We contacted the real estate agent about the dog. She said that the places that the family bought don’t allow dogs and that the dog has been abandoned by the family at the house. I was shocked. My kids didn’t sleep much that night. We went back the next day to see the house again and the food bowl was still empty and the water bowl was empty. We brought the dog food and water and she gobbled it down and drank all the water. Unlike the prior day, rather than following us around the yard, she hunkered down in a hole she had dug under the house to take shelter.

As we were leaving this time, she didn’t come to the fence, she simply had given up. The neighbors from next door came out and said that the family had not been there in days. It would appear that they were starving the dog to death and they were about to call the police.

I called the real estate agent and told them I wouldn’t buy the house if it was the last house on the planet, but I will be taking their dog. If they don’t deliver the dog to me in 24 hours I will call the police. They contacted me and agreed to deliver the dog. We took her to the vet; she was deaf, terribly malnourished and very sick. We spent close to $7,000 on helping her get back into shape. She lived with my family for about a year and half and died at age 14 when she failed to recover from a major surgery and had to be put down. She was a fighter until the end even when being put to sleep.

She never gave up and we never gave up on her. She was a great dog and my kids lives were enriched by saving a great dog. The thing about dogs that are rescued, they always remember they were rescued and have a fierce loyalty and appreciation for it.

Here she is above making herself at home snuggled up with my youngest son.


Last November, as a woman stood behind a man at a grocery store checkout in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

The following is what she wrote: