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Anonymous customer pays bill for Iowa medic crew

Returning from a memorial service for three of their fallen colleagues, they stopped at an Applebee's for dinner

By Dorrine Mendoza

MASON CITY, Iowa — At the start of the evening dinner rush on January 10, a group of 13 is seated at an Applebee's in Mason City, Iowa. Their waitress is new. She is nervous. She has never served a big group before but after a little reassurance she is ready.

The napkin left behind by an anonymous customer who paid for the medics' meals

Full story: Anonymous customer pays bill for Iowa medic crew

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Joshua Brown Joshua Brown Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:18:47 PM And well deserved.
Connie Schubert Connie Schubert Wednesday, January 16, 2013 4:42:10 AM Amazing
Donald V Rice Donald V Rice Wednesday, January 16, 2013 7:09:17 PM very nice
Dan Pollock Dan Pollock Wednesday, January 16, 2013 7:30:53 PM Excellent.
Brian Blackburn Brian Blackburn Thursday, January 17, 2013 5:10:18 AM I agree, very nice.
Carol Kinkaid Devlin Carol Kinkaid Devlin Tuesday, January 22, 2013 1:21:26 PM This is wonderful, especially the groups promise to pay it forward.
Michelle Messier Michelle Messier Tuesday, May 07, 2013 7:26:08 PM What a great act of Kindness and respect!
Nathan Enyart Nathan Enyart Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:05:21 AM More people need to pay it forward instead of complaining. This world would be a better place.

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