Life is hard and some people have it more difficult than others. There are thousands of people who are struggling to survive every day on the streets and they don’t have a place to call home. Most people who live normal lives usually don’t even care about them, but a little empathy and a helping hand are going to make their day. The same happened in our next story that will fill your heart with joy.
20. Casey Fischer
Casey Fischer is a hard-working young mother who is trying to finish her studies while taking care of her baby at the same time. Casey lives an active life because she needs to study all day long, attend her courses and to also be a mom. This is no easy task and Casey has made a habit out of drinking coffee every day because of that. Let’s see where Casey loves to drink her daily coffee.
19. Dunkin’ Donuts
Even though her town is filled with tons of coffee spots, Casey loves to visit Dunkin’ Donuts because she can also get some delicious breakfast there. What Casey didn’t know was that visiting Dunkin’ Donuts was going to change her life.
18. Homeless People
Homeless people are a serious problem in the US. There just aren’t enough shelters to take in all of them and these people are left out on the cold streets. To make things even worse, homeless people don’t have any source of income. This is the story of Chris. Who is Chris? Keep reading to find out.
Just like many other homeless people, Chris used to have a normal life but a series of bad events made him go homeless. This is everyone’s worst nightmare, but Chris was doing his best to survive. You won’t believe how fate intertwined between Casey and Chris.
16. Helping Hand
Casey says that she loves to help people in need whenever she can. This is why she felt compelled to do this amazing gesture for Chris when they first them. Let’s see how the two met.
15. Daily Coffee
Casey was going to Dunkin’ Donuts like she usually does to get her morning coffee and a bagel. However, something incredible was about to happen this time and Casey wasn’t prepared at all.
14. Affordable Prices
Dunkin’ Donuts is known for its affordable prices and this is why many people come and eat their lunch here. This is also why Chris decided to go to the same Dunkin’ Donuts that Casey frequents every day. The fact that they met there, will soon change their lives.
13. Seeing Chris
Casey was standing in line at the counter when she saw Chris walk in. She instantly figured out that he is homeless by seeing the way he was dressed, and also because he was doing this…
12. Counting Money
The thing that convinced Casey that Chris is homeless was the fact that he was counting his pennies, hoping to have enough money for a coffee. Sadly, Chris had somewhere around $1 and couldn’t afford to buy anything, despite the restaurant’s affordable prices. What do you think Casey did next?
11. Annoying Chris
Casey says that she tried starting a conversation with Chris, but he just wasn’t in the mood for socializing. Something was off, maybe he was upset because he didn’t have enough money. Luckily, this didn’t stop Casey and she kept annoying Chris by talking to him. You won’t believe what Casey did after this.
10. Helping Out
Casey decided to purchase a coffee and a bagel for Chris. While this might not seem like something that amazing, it meant the world to Chris! The two started talking and Chris decided to tell Casey his life story.
9. Mean People
Chris started by saying that most people are mean to him and that’s why he hesitated to talk with her in the first place. This shows us how homeless people feel, and how bad everyone treats them. Fortunately, Casey was doing the right thing. You will be shocked to find out what Chris said to Casey.
8. Life Story
The first thing that Chris told Casey was that drugs are what got him in this bad situation. He wasn’t afraid to admit his mistakes, and that he made poor choices during his teenage years. But this isn’t the only thing that led Chris to be homeless…
7. Losing His Mom
The reason why Chris turned to drugs was because his mom was diagnosed with cancer, and she lost the battle. To make things even worse, Chris didn’t even know who his father was. He was all alone in this cruel world. What he said next might make you cry.
6. His Biggest Wish
The most emotional thing that Chris said to Casey was that his biggest wish is to become a person whom his mother would be proud of. This is heartbreaking to hear, especially since drugs turned him into the person he hated. Although, this is not the most amazing thing to come out of Casey’s genuine and loving gesture towards Chris.
5. Saying Goodbye
After talking for a couple of hours, Casey needed to leave for school. However, what happened next left her in shock. Chris decided to give her a parting gift and you will not believe what it was.
4. Writing a Note
When Casey told Chris that she needs to leave, Chris told her to wait a minute. He then took a pen and a paper and scribbled something. Chris then told Casey that he is apologizing for having a shaky handwriting, smiled at her and left. What do you think Chris wrote?
3. She Saved His Life
When Casey opened the note, she couldn’t believe her eyes what she saw. “I wanted to kill myself today, because of u I now do not. Thank u, beautiful person.”. This is an amazing thing and it shows us how much a simple coffee and a bagel can mean to someone.
2. Good People
Even though the world might be a cruel place, we are the ones who can make a difference. If we have the right mindset, we can help others in need and the world is going to become a better place. Nonetheless, this is what we can take from this entire story.
As we all can see, Casey saved someone’s life by just hanging out with him for a coffee and a conversation. Chris’s life story is a sad one, but we hope that he can turn things around and become a person that his mother would be proud of.