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This article was published 14/5/2013 (1168 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Winnipeg is often referred to as Winterpeg or the Windy City, but as we keep hearing of the many kind deeds done by our citizens a better slogan might be Winnipeg, Warm Hearts.
I have been the recipient of that generosity twice in recent months. The most recent was at the Charleswood Safeway. I stopped there to buy a few items, and when I opened my purse to pay for them, I discovered to my dismay that I had inadvertently left my wallet at home.
I started to apologize to the clerk saying I would need to leave the groceries. A young woman just ahead of me produced her credit card to pay for mine. I was a little dismayed and quickly asked for her address so I could reimburse her. She insisted it wasn’t much, and too cold a day to have to return.
I felt humbled by her goodwill and sincerely thanked her. I wish to thank her publicly for the kind gesture and to all the other Winnipeggers who have such warm and generous hearts.
— Irene Huska