Grocery store clerk calms blind girl with autism, mother’s ‘thank you’ goes viral

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UNITED KINGDOM – A woman’s Facebook post thanking a grocery store clerk who helped her disabled daughter has gone viral.

In a Facebook post, Amanda Wilkins said she was shopping with her two disabled daughters at Morrison’s earlier this month, when they started to have a meltdown at the checkout counter.

“I have two children that are both registered blind and are also autistic. As you can imagine shopping is not an easy thing for me to do,” Wilkins wrote. “At the checkout both girls decided to go into meltdown and this very kind lady decided to help instead of judge.”

Wilkins noted that kind acts like this often don’t happen for her and her two daughters.

“She distracted my daughter by letting her scan all my shopping. A dream come true for Holly who loves playing ‘shops’,” Wilkins wrote. “It melts my heart to come across people that are prepared to go the extra mile, and little acts of kindness makes a massive difference to my world.”

At the end of her post, Wilkins wrote that she hoped her post would get back to the clerk, so that she knew how much she appreciated her kindness. Well, this act of kindness certainly did not go unnoticed.