A Christmas Story by Jeff Eats
* A Christmas Story by Jeff Eats.
Just read the below-story on Newser (newser.com).
I’m thinking that somewhere in Walmart’s Employee Handbook- there is something that’s gonna get Jenny Karpen fired (or at least reprimanded)-for being a nice person.
How come the article doesn’t have Jenny’s manager saying something like…”There should be more people like that in the world. We just need to clone Jenny. Walmart is so proud of Jenny that we have issued her a $500 Walmart gift card along with a check for $40. Walmart has also issued a $500 Walmart gift card to Mrs./Mr.________________the customer who offered to reimburse Jenny $40″?
Guaranteed, Walmart isn’t as thrilled- with Jenny’s actions-as you and I are!
Am I wrong?
Newser) – She may have been new, but she knew just what to do. Jenny Karpen, who had only recently started working at a Walmart in Rotterdam, NY, was helping check out an elderly customer when she realized he didn’t have enough cash on hand to pay for his whole order, News10 ABC reports. “He was like, ‘Is it enough?'” she says. It wasn’t. The man started to remove items to put back when Karpen’s heart went into overdrive.
“I didn’t want him to go home and not have something that he really needed to eat,” she says. So she used $40 from her own wallet to complete the sale, a kind act that didn’t go unnoticed by the next customer in line, who offered to pay Karpen back; she refused to accept it, citing company policy against accepting money. Karpen’s manager, meanwhile, seems pleased with his new hire. “There should be more people like that in the world,” he tells News10. “We just need to clone Jenny.”