“I might as well get it,” he said.
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Then he ended up springing for her entire order, not knowing what a huge gesture it was. The shopper's mom died during Hurricane Katrina and her husband died of brain cancer. She can't usually afford to shop at Whole Foods - a friend gave her a gift card - and she was mostly buying food for her rescue animals.
After they shook hands and hugged, she asked the name of her benefactor. With all she's been through, she didn't recognize him right away.
“Just a guy,” he told her.