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A Trip To the Local Grocery Store

By Monica Brinkman, published on Nov 5, 2011

A Trip to the Local Grocery Store

Today I arrived at my local grocery store and proceeded to the outside cart area. This particular store believes in saving expenses and has a system whereby the carts are interlocked and you place a quarter in the slot to let loose the lock. The quarter returned to you upon pushing the cart into another when through shopping.

As I approached the cart area, I saw a middle-aged woman struggling to release the cart from the locking mechanism. Try as she might, the cart would not budge, nor could she retrieve the quarter and get another cart to use... (more)

Tags: kindness, human compassion, assisting others, how can others ignore those in need

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