“No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted,” truer words were never spoken, especially this last week for a disabled vet. A post on Facebook by Brittany Lynn Garrett shows that chivalry and kindness is not dead. She posted that her husband was anonymously gifted a riding lawn mower by a complete stranger.
“As I was getting ready for my day, my husband appeared at the door with tears in his eyes holding our son,” she said. “Someone had just given him a very expensive riding lawn mower! I don’t know who they are, but they have been watching my 100% combat disabled husband push mow our entire yard once or twice a week, and thought this would help make more time for the important things in life,” Garrett posted.
Her husband is former U.S. Army specialist Christopher Garrett who previously deployed to Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain division. He was shot in the gut while working a mission which unfortunately forced him to retire.
The anonymous American left a letter saying, “I hope this saves time for the things that matter most in your life. Thank you for your service and for my freedom. Sincerely, a grateful American.”
It is a gesture that I’m sure will warm everyone’s hearts. The sentiment of paying it forward is alive and well. Continue sharing it on all your social media outlets to spread the good word.