A woman, who was apparently strapped for cash, came home to find that her assigned parking space had been stolen by a stranger, which forced her to park somewhere else. She ended up getting a ticket, so she left the person a kind note. She warned them that she could’ve had their vehicle towed and chose not to do it, but she never expected the strange response she received.
Apparently, wherever the woman lives has designated parking spaces, which means that when hers was stolen, she had to park in an unauthorized area, and she ended up getting a ticket for it. She was upset, but rather than take a nasty approach to the situation, she left them a note explaining her situation.
“Hey Stranger. Because you were parked in my spot last night (and still are??), I got a ticket for street parking overnight w/out a permit. I’m broke. These are privately owned spots, and I could have you ticketed + towed. I won’t, but please don’t park in my spot again,” her message read.
The note seemed to have struck a chord with whoever the thief was. Later on the woman went back out to her car, and she was completely floored by what she found.
There was an envelope stuffed under her wiper, and in it was $100 in $20 bills along with a note from the thief.
“First I would like to apologize for parking in your spot. It was irresponsible on my part and I would like to give this to you to pay for the ticket and whatever else you need. It can be tough around this time of year. Merry Christmas – the a**hole who parked in your spot.”
Isn’t that cool? She could have easily been nasty about her spot being stolen, but since she chose the high road, the person sympathized with her and rewarded her kindness. This should be a lesson to all of us that, sometimes, you get a lot further with honey than you do vinegar.
[H/T: Epoch Times]