There is hope after all...

To the anonymous woman with the stroller who left an anonymous gift to an anonymous man outside of the Starbucks at Robie and Spring Garden, I saw the man's smile when he returned to his shopping cart, though you were already gone. It was a small, selfless act of kindness that was provoked without being asked of or without a feeling of obligation. You left it without requiring thanks, and most of all, you offered something to a stranger without thinking, or without even seeing his face. I saw his face when he returned, I saw his smile, and I benefited from your selfless act, and I was inspired. The surprise of an anonymous, unexpected, and perhaps needed gift, propted him to give a big ol' thumbs up to the sky - But it wasn't whatever is in the sky that had give him this, it was you. My faith in people was restored/realized today, and its people like you that make this beautiful city what it is, through selfless acts of kindness. If I can't believe in anything else, I can at least believe in people and karma, and I hope that good karma follows you and your inspiring actions.

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