Photo of Walmart employee helping nervous man count change goes viral

Alfred Osborne
November 14, 2017

MS resident Spring Bowlin was waiting in the checkout line at her local Walmart when she said her "heart was warmed". Embarrassed, he turned to her, voice and hands shaking, and said, "I'm so sorry".

Since being posted on Thursday, it's been shared more than 19,000 times.

"This gentleman's items were scanned and he was given the total", Bowlin wrote on Facebook.

Bowlin said the man continued apologizing to her and the cashier, and they kept reassuring him he was doing nothing wrong.

"He miscounts and starts to get flustered", Bowlin said.

The customer's hands began to quiver after failing to correctly count the change in his first attempt. "We will do this together, '" Bowlin said.

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The man scurried away after the change was correctly counted and the transaction was completed.

Once the man had left, Bowlin thanked the cashier for being so patient with him.

"She shakes her head and replies: 'You shouldn't have to thank me, baby". But we'll let you read the post in its entirety to know her moving reason for helping the man.

What's more heartwarming is what the cashier tells Ms Bowlin once the man leaves. Compassion and empathy too! The people that live day to day because of financial troubles. In the photo's caption, she recounted the story.

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