157. Man Leaves $50K to Waitress (2)

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Whenever the other waitresses saw Matthew pulling up his old car, they would tell Amber that “boyfriend” had arrived. They teased Amber about the the elderly Matthew would propose to her.
“What you going to tell him?” asked Chelsea. “If say no, he might go home and drink to death. If you say yes, the shock give him a heart attack.” Amber put up her coworkers’ jokes.
Matthew continued to visit the -Drop-In regularly, but never proposed to Amber. The last he ate breakfast there, he told her he not feeling well. That's why he didn't finish pancakes, he said. And he had only one of coffee. For the first time ever, he Amber a two-dollar tip. She tried to return dollar, figuring that he had made a mistake. said no, she had earned that second dollar. thanked him.
In his will, Matthew left a each to the Republican and Democratic parties; the of his money, $50,000, he left to Amber. noted in his will that Amber’s friendly smile the “syrup on my pancakes.” Amber’s coworkers were for her, at first.
But later, when she ’t offered to share her money with them, some them got angry. “You’re supposed to share the ,” said Chelsea. “We’ve always pooled all the tips each shift, and then distributed the total amount . This $50,000 was just an extra-large tip from regular customer, and she should share it with rest of the breakfast crew.”