Kindness from a Chick-fil-A Clerk Will Never Be Forgotten

He saved up a customer's left-behind change — and eventually the day came to return the cash to its rightful owner

A Chick-fil-A cashier in Lubbock, Texas, is being lauded for an act of kindness that took nearly a month to complete.

Marcus Henderson, a cashier at the fast-food chain, took customer Danny Cadra’s order at the drive-thru window. After Cadra received his food, he left, forgetting his $3 in change behind.

Instead of simply putting the money back in the register, Henderson, who said Cadra was a regular, put the money aside.

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“I’m supposed to keep this and give it back to him. I knew he was a regular — I was going to see him again eventually,” Henderson said to KLBK.

For the next few weeks, Henderson brought the money in an envelope to work every day.

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“It was basically a part of my uniform. It was my name tag, my hat, my apron and I just put it in my back pocket, just in case today might be the day where I see him,” said Henderson to KLBK.

Eventually the day to return the change to its rightful owner came — and it caught Cadra completely off guard.

“[Henderson] says, ‘Awhile back, you left your change here,’ and I’m like, ‘My change, what do you mean?’ and he said, ‘You drove off without your change,’ and I said, ‘Are you serious, man?'” said Cadra to KLBK. “I look in there and there’s the change.”

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Though the amount wasn’t much, the gesture was greatly appreciated.

“It was like $3 and some change, and I never would have missed it,” said Cadra.

“What a breath of fresh air,” Cadra continued. “It meant that much to him, so it meant even that much more to me.”

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Henderson said he felt returning the change was just part of the job.

“I’m called to serve these people well, not only because of my job but who I am. This has pushed me to act in ways where I wouldn’t naturally,” Henderson said.

The sweet gesture doesn’t stop there — Cadra and Henderson have since become friends and plan to meet up at a Chick-fil-A soon, KLBK reports.

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