Facebook/Taryn Keith

Man Leaves Waiter $750 Tip To Travel Home For The Holidays


It all started with a seemingly innocuous conversation about music.

Ben Millar, a 22-year-old server, had been talking to a customer about the band U2. Millar's girlfriend told the Irish Independent,

Ben, you see, works in Texas and his 21-year-old girlfriend, Taryn Keith, is eight months pregnant. According to the Irish Independent, Millar had been planning to fly to Ireland once the couple's son, Killian, was born.

What Millar didn't plan was to get some unexpected help from a complete stranger, but when he came to collect the check for the meal, he got exactly that.

Keith posted a photo of the special note the customer left on the bill.

While the total amount paid for the meal came out to around $120, the patron went out of his way to give a $750 tip with a caption that read,

The incredibly generous customer left before Ben was able to thank him. Now it seems the couple is showing their gratitude by broadcasting the message that was left for Millar.

Keith implied as much herself when she wrote in her Facebook post she wanted to show there wasn't only "hate out there" in the world.

Facebook/Taryn Keith

And now, thanks to the customer's act of kindness, it looks as though there's been a little bit of weight lifted off the couple's shoulders. Keith said,

The couple's son is due in January.

Citations: Independent.ie