From Chicken Soup for the Soul Daily Inspirations for Women

November 25

I went out to dinner with my mother and my daughters. Kevin, my husband, was working in Charleston. We had a nice evening. My daughters and I had just arrived in Waterloo the night before, so my mom and I spent the meal catching up. She asked me about Kevin’s deployment and how he liked his new squadron.

When it came time to pay the bill, the waitress told us it had already been taken care of by a man sitting near us. Our benefactor was embarrassed since he had intended for his gesture to be anonymous.

He looked at me and said, “I overheard you say that your husband was in the military. Thank you for all that you do, and please thank your husband for defending our country.”

Jennifer Minor

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