The old lady outside Bugis Junction
She was blind in one eye… holding two packets of tissue paper in one hand and offering it to everyone and anyone who walked past her.
Most just rushed right by, as though she wasn’t even there. I acknowledged her presence…
“How much (are you selling these for)?” I asked.
“$1,” she replied.
I dug into my pocket and pulled out some spare change.
“Here you go,” I said as she passed me the tissue.
She looked at me with intense gratitude.
“Thank you… Thank you…” she muttered quickly. I smiled at her.
Another passerby stopped and asked “How much?”
She continued to look at me with her one good eye as I disappeared into the crowd..
“Thank you… Thank you…” I replayed the scene in my head.
It doesn’t take much to make someone’s day. Maybe we could all do it more often… And maybe then, the world would become a happier and more lovely place.
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