Couple gives Cracker Barrel waitress the tip of a lifetime

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Waitress gets tip of a lifetime
A couple noticed a waitress at a Cracker Barrel needed a new car, so they jumped in to help her out

BRANSON, MO -- It's not uncommon to tip your server a little extra money during the holidays. One couple in Arkansas went even further.

Gary Tackett and his wife, Roxann, often eat at the Cracker Barrel in Branson, Missouri, KARK-TV reports. The couple soon noticed one of the restaurant's servers drove to work in an old, beat-up car. The hood was strapped down, the body banged up and the driver's window was made out of plastic wrap.

The couple decided it was time to do something special.

"You've got to be kidding me," waitress Cindi Grady cried out when they handed her the keys to a 2008 Ford Fusion. "I can't believe it, oh my God."

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The couple's daughter posted the video to YouTube calling her parents "the most generous, kind-hearted, loving people" she knows.

In addition to the new ride, Grady says her insurance agent waived their fees to help get her on the road right away. She now calls it the best tip ever, just in time for Christmas.

"This was the nicest gift I have ever gotten and from barely strangers," Grady said in a Facebook post. "I'm still shell shocked."

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