“The guy in front of me said, ‘I might as well get it,’” she revealed. “He wanted to buy food for my pets.” The cashier continued to scan the food – but Jaramillo panicked when she saw how rapidly the bill was growing.
It dawned on Jaramillo that the cost of the goods she had selected easily exceeded the $250 on the gift card she had brought with her to pay. However, it turned out that it didn’t matter. “He stopped me, ‘I said I got this,’ he said,” she recalled. “‘All of this’, he told me. All of my groceries.”
At first, Jaramillo was astonished by the offer. Then, she became so touched by the generosity of the stranger that she was moved to shed tears. He told her that his name was Chris, and they began a conversation.