I ordered a meal at Chipotle Grill last weekend, but was chagrined to find I had forgotten my wallet and had no way to pay for the food. In line behind me was a young person wearing an OPRFHS sweatshirt. She insisted on paying for me, so that I would not have to drive home and back in order to pay for what would then be cold food. I know only two things about her-that her name is Sarah, and that she is quite an extraordinary person. I am very grateful to Sarah for this small, random act of kindness, and she can rest assured that her gesture will indeed be “paid forward.”

File this under “why we live in
Oak Park.”

Jim Lunsford

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