Woman Apologizes To The Drive-Thru Barista She Treated Poorly, And It's A Lesson For All Of Us

"The thought of leaving a trail of unkindness like that is not the path I want to reflect."

Sometimes, we make mistakes. But how we handle and move forward from those mistakes is what really matters. 

Recently, Reddit user CircleAddict — a Starbuck's employee — posted a letter they received from Debbie, a woman who'd gone through their drive-thru the day before. 

"A woman came through the drive through yesterday and got a little irritated with me because we didn't have drink carriers. Today, she came back and handed me this," CircleAddict writes.  


Attached to the Reddit post was a photo of Debbie's letter. After acting "less than cheerful," Debbie felt the need to apologize to the barista. She also included a 50 bill.

The note reads:

Greetings Starbuck barista!

Yesterday at your drive thru we had a less than cheerful encounter. At no fault of yours, you were out of carriers and said you could not take my empty cup (trash). I was less than understanding and my manner was curt.

I need to apologize. The thought of leaving a trail of unkindness like that is not the path I want to reflect. Not for you, not for me.

You are a young man, clearly working hard to build a future and you should be commended. 

Keep up your attitude of cheer and hope. Stay hopeful no matter what kind of people cross your path (or drive thru :) )

Surly [sic], God has good blessing in store.

You taught this ole lady something yesterday about kindness, compassion and staying humble. 

I thank you! Debbie

God bless you today and all your todays.

We commend Debbie for taking the time to rectify the situation and for adding a little positive energy back into the world. 

(H/T: Mashable)

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