Ben wanted to honor his promise to the kind woman who was celebrating her 100th birthday. We are constantly building and expanding our community together.
Occasionally, a friend’s concern for you goes unnoticed until they do something unexpected.
We never stop doing the things we do every day, but how often do we stop and think about how much closer we have become to the people we meet every day?
We were all reminded of how wonderful a community can be when trash collectors in the United Kingdom took the time to wish a woman a very happy birthday.
He had once promised to celebrate with a woman on his route if she lived to be 100 years old. Dorothy, also known as Mercy Ballard, is an elderly English woman.
She lives on the route Ben Bird takes to pick up trash, and the two of them have grown accustomed to talking while Ben is working.
Ben once promised Dorothy that he would bring her a cake if she lived to the age of 100. It should, without a doubt, feel like a very special birthday.
Ben decided to do this because, in his opinion, they are sufficiently familiar due to their daily routine.
Ben has been going in this direction for some time. He has met a lot of people in the neighborhood and developed a close relationship with Dorothy.
He talks about their relationship. She will be waiting for me every time I walk up her garden path. I talk to her every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8:10 a.m. I never drink tea or anything similar, so I wouldn’t bother her.
To catch up with the other two boys, I quickly run after them. Since I’ve been a binman for about 11 years, I enjoy hearing about her life. Ben did everything in his power to celebrate her birthday.
When, as is customary in England, Dorothy received a letter from the Queen, she already had a wonderful day! Ben kept his promise. In honor of Dorothy’s 100th birthday, he presented her with a cake.
However, by including two of his coworkers, he made it even better. Humming “Happy Birthday,” they all made their way to Dorothy’s front door.
Dorothy was overjoyed with the birthday present and the fact that her trash collectors had done all of this just for her. She called them now “best friends” to show Ben how much she appreciated the gesture.
It turns out that both parties are in agreement. Ben appreciates Dorothy as she does of him, and she was exceptionally moved by his thoughtfulness.
It turns out that Ben’s birthday present was greatly appreciated by Dorothy. One of Dorothy’s great-grandchildren, Katy Smith, asserts that Dorothy has valued Ben’s presence.
She asserts: Ben, my great-grandfather’s binman, is always praised. Through messaging, I informed him that he had brightened her day.
It’s important for us to be aware of the potential significance of seemingly insignificant interactions.
If you stop and think about it, you probably know someone whose daily routine you don’t always think about, like Ben and Dorothy.
You could decide to do something to make someone’s day a little better like Ben did. In the video down below, you can see Dorothy reacting strongly to her birthday present.