Texas Diner Tips Waiter $750 So He Can Fly Home To Ireland
Huffington Post - 3 months
A total stranger in Texas is being credited with leaving a $750 tip for a waiter from Ireland, a generous gift the waiter says will help fly his new family home to meet his folks.
In a Facebook post that’s since gone viral, Taryn Keith, the waiter’s girlfriend, who told The Huffington Post she is expecting a baby in late January, shared a photo of the remarkable triple-digit tip her boyfriend was given on a $122.87 tab.
“Hopefully this can get you back to Ireland for the holidays,” reads a handwritten message across the top.
Keith’s boyfriend, speaking to ABC News, said the surprising gesture followed a conversation he had with the customer about his home country.
“I jokingly said, ‘I wish I could go back that often to see my family,’” Ben Millar, who is from Belfast, told the station. “I thought nothing of it, and we all joked after. The night went on, and I proceeded to give good service and talk to them.”
It wasn’t until after the diners left that h
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