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He Turned This Barista's Frown Upside Down

--by Subh, posted Apr 24, 2017
As I walked into my workplace coffee shop for my daily dose of Latte, the soft-spoken cashier greeted and asked when I was making a trip to India, my home country. I told him it would be in two months and his face lit up. He's from India too, so I asked him the same question to which his rather sad reply was, "not too soon".

Well, to cheer him up, I started a casual conversation, asked him what he liked about Dubai and his job. In a bit, he was his cheery self and that made me feel good. I intend to give him a little surprise tomorrow. Shhhhh...don't tell him. ;)
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Readers Comments

Jack2 wrote: That was really nice of you!
pyronik wrote: ooooh can't wait to hear, thank you for taking the time & care to cheer him up.
healingtree wrote: Lovely...a little surprise and a friendly face can make a big difference in a person's life! ♦✻⭐☀❤✿☀🌻☆😊☆
splain wrote: That was very nice and caring of you to give him your time and have a good conversation,
mindyjourney wrote: Thank you for encouraging a cheery exchange :)))! Can't wait to hear about your surprise gift!
gardengal10 wrote: Thanks for being the cheerful face.
Lilijourney wrote: Surprise 💕
MakeSomeoneSmile wrote: That is very nice!
Mish wrote: You are a kind-hearted soul. Bless ❤️
leoladyc728 wrote: thank you for cheering him up

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