A Pregnant Waitress Receives a Heartfelt Surprise

Serving With a Smile

Working as a server is a tough job, both physically and mentally. And if you thought being a server was challenging, imagine doing it while you’re almost 8 months pregnant! Meet Courtney English, a hardworking waitress at the Lamp Post Diner in New Jersey, who is preparing for the birth of her first child. Despite the physical strain and financial struggles, Courtney continues to serve customers with a smile on her face.

A Surprise Encounter

One day, as Courtney went about her usual shift, she served a local police officer. With their usual friendly banter, they engaged in casual conversation during his visit. Little did she know that this encounter would leave her in tears.

A Touching Gesture

When the officer received his bill of $8.75, he decided to do something extraordinary. Instead of leaving a customary tip, he left Courtney a heartfelt message on his receipt: “Enjoy ur 1st. You will never forget it.” But that’s not all – he also left her a generous $100 tip, expressing his appreciation for her hard work and the impending arrival of her child.

Overwhelmed with Emotion

Courtney was utterly overwhelmed by the officer’s thoughtful gesture. She rushed to her boss, tears streaming down her face, to share what had just happened. Her father, Brian Cadigan, was equally moved. He took to Facebook to share Courtney’s story, and to his surprise, it quickly went viral. People across the nation were touched by the officer’s kindness and support for a hardworking young woman preparing to embrace motherhood.

A Reminder of Kindness

This heartwarming story serves as a reminder that acts of kindness can have a profound impact on others. The officer’s small gesture not only made Courtney’s day but also inspired countless others who heard the story. In a world that often focuses on negativity, it’s heartening to see the ripple effect of a single act of empathy.

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