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Dairy Queen Employee Stands Up For Blind Man[Pic+]

Good Guy Candidate of the Year. I hope excellent things come his way.

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Dairy Queen Employee Stands Up For Blind Man[Pic+]. Good Guy Candidate of the Year. I hope excellent things come his way.
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sutra46
Female, 40-49, Asia
 2389 Posts
Sunday, September 22, 2013 6:59:05 AM
U.s. dollar bills are badly designed, have no distinguishing characters, I.e. size, feel for the blind.

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 16145 Posts
Sunday, September 22, 2013 4:21:33 AM
This used to be normal everyday decent behavior, now it gets posted on the internet for all to applaud. Perhaps modern society is getting so jaded that this good behavior is seen as remarkable. Or is it just the easy access, via the internet, to publish such good deeds?

McThstlpnts
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 1494 Posts
Saturday, September 21, 2013 8:37:58 PM
@Angilion

1) I think technically yes what she did was theft, but since the police were not called at the time it is unlikely anything will come of it.

2) Up until 2008, no. But a policy change required new design to be significant for the blind (i.e. by feel). However, this does not change all the bills that remain in circulation. So it will be irrelevant for many, many years to come.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 10534 Posts
Saturday, September 21, 2013 6:16:40 PM
I have a couple of "different countries" questions:

1) Was what she did illegal? It would be in the UK ("theft by finding"). Over here, you have a legal obligation to take reasonable steps to find the owner of something you find (if reasonable steps are possible, which they clearly were in this case).

2) He told the blind person that the note he was giving him had the same value as the one he'd dropped - is it possible to tell the value of notes by feel in the USA? It is here, deliberately so because some people are blind.

Nerd_Rage
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 423 Posts
Saturday, September 21, 2013 1:45:37 PM
we should all go to that dq when joey is working and give him a $20. That would be just amazing.

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