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Spokane Waiter Gets HUGE Tip From Customer Traveling The Country Honoring His Brother

Most people have worked as a waiter or waitress or at least known someone who has. It's their responsibility to make sure their customers are taken care of and have a special experience. Tuesday night, the tables were turned for a waiter in northwest Spokane.

William Sherwood has worked at The Flying Goat since it opened. Chances are he's never had a night like he did on Tuesday. Waiting on a party of 10, William got a surprise at the end of dinner as he collected the checks: a $500 tip and a story.

Seth Collins was a part of the group eating dinner. Just over a year ago his younger brother Aaron died leaving a wish for Seth in his will. He wanted his big brother to travel to all 50 states, leaving a large tip for no specific reason, only as a way to pay it forward.

Video of the first stop went viral with nearly 3 million hits on YouTube and nearly $50,000 in donations. 
 
Tuesday night was the 69th stop on Seth's road trip across the country and a first for the man making his brother's wish come true.  William immediately opened his wallet, emptying all the cash he had and giving it to Seth with the instructions that it's to go to the next person on his trip.  

Next, Seth will travel to Anchorage, Alaska to surprise the next waiter or waitress on his road trip across America.

You can follow along and watch reactions from each unsuspecting waiter or waitress on Seth's website for his brother: http://aaroncollins.org/

 


 

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