A Texas grocery store lost power and let people leave without paying. Shoppers paid it forward.
Washington Post Article
The show of kindness this week at the H-E-B grocery store in Leander, Tex., has gone viral, a bright spot in a crushing week for Americans weathering a deadly winter storm that left people scrambling for food and clean water after mass power outages. Hennessy's Facebook post about the episode exploded, and a Friday op-ed in the Houston Chronicle contrasted the generosity in Leander with authorities' failures: "Why H-E-B comes through in a crisis when Texas government doesn't," the headline read.