Kind stranger pays for couple’s shopping
A KIND stranger came to the aid of an elderly couple who couldnât pay for their Aldi shopping because of a pension mix-up.
Jean and Alan Young had just gotten to the front of a âmile-longâ queue at the store in Rochdale when his card was and Alan Young were left stunned when a kind stranger paid for their shopping following a pension mix up
Alan, 71, asked the cashier to keep an eye on his bags while he popped home to see what the problem was.
When he came back and explained his pension wasnât coming in until tomorrow, he was told a generous woman had paid for the Â£49 shop.
âIÂ just stood there like a gormless idiot and thought she must be joking,â he told the Manchester Evening News.
âYou read about all this evil going on and this just feels unreal â itâs like floating on generous woman paid for their Â£49 shop, which included gifts for their grandson, at this Rochdale Aldi
The couple want to thank the stranger who didnât leave her contact details, only telling the cashier to wish Alan a nice day.
Her gesture meant a huge deal after a horrid year for Alan, who was doing his first big shop since getting out of hospital.
He had battled with an E.coli infection for weeks and was diagnosed with tonsillitis earlier in the TO DEATH
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Among the items in the shopping were three onesies for his grandson Adam.
âI canât get over it,â he went on. âYou think youâve experienced everything but it was just unbelievable.
âThank you from the bottom of our hearts.â