Delivery driver praised for reaction to heartbreaking note from customer
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There's no doubt that when it comes to food and drink services, particularly in the US, there's a huge tipping culture.
As a result, there has been many occasions where delivery drivers, for example, have been left feeling pretty peeved after not getting the tip they deserved.
Take for instance the DoorDash driver who was fired for having a meltdown after a woman tipped him 25 percent.
Footage captured the guy delivering the pizza, albeit with a slight pause as the woman in the house got her dog under control, and telling her: "I just wanna say it's a nice house for a $5 tip."
Clearly the implication was that he didn't think the tip was enough, so while the woman said 'you're welcome' she got the response 'f**k you' in return.
This next delivery driver is the polar opposite though, as they have been praised by many on the internet for his reaction to seemingly receiving a low tip.
The anonymous driver uploaded a photo of a heartbreaking note from one customer to the DoorDash Reddit forum.
In the handwritten letter, the customer apologized for not tipping the driver as much, saying they are a 'firm believer' in tipping delivery drivers well.
However, the customer went on to say that cash is a little tight at the moment, but was willing to offer the driver something else for his service.
The letter asked the driver to accept three different gifts - all of which could be seen in the background of the photo uploaded to Reddit.
First of which was a full tin of Pokémon cards, followed by a Hot Wheels car, and a Miles Morales Spider-Man plush toy.
The customer said the driver could keep the gifts for themselves, give them to their kids, or pass them along to someone else.
The letter concluded by the customer saying the driver does 'great things' and telling them to continue to 'keep up the good work'.
In the title to the Reddit post, the driver said that he decided only to take the note, something that has led to them attracting a lot of praise in the comments section.
"This whole post is nothing but wholesome! I smiled!" one Redditor penned.
A second added: "This is so sweet. I probably would of accepted the gifts because I always get scared that they'll be hurt if I don't."
While a third remarked: "Totally good people man I wouldn’t have grabbed anything either, the note alone was enough in my opinion."