This Story About A Target Employee Is Going Viral For All The Right Reasons

We’ve all had the misfortune of being stuck behind a really slow person when trying to check out at the store. More often than not, this happens when we’re in a rush. It can be incredibly frustrating, and it’s hard not to let your exasperation show.

This mother’s touching Facebook post detailing her experience being stuck behind an elderly customer at Target, however, will make you rethink the way you treat others in these situations.

Mother Sarah Owen Bigler was at Target in Glendale, Indiana with her toddler last week, hoping to leave the store quickly. However, when she got to the checkout line, she found herself behind an elderly woman who insisted on paying for every item separately.

Bigler was annoyed until she realized how kindly the 19-year-old cashier, Ishmael, treated the old woman.

In a touching Facebook post, Bigler praises the employee’s patience and positive attitude and reveals she even went out of her way to notify the store’s manager of the teen’s incredible disposition.

See the post below.

Yesterday Matt was sick. I picked up Archie from the sitter and Eloise from school and decided to run to Target for a…

Posted by Sarah Owen Bigler on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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