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Nice gesture by Milliron at local restaurant saves family money

August 5, 2011 - Cory Giger
It's always wonderful seeing people do nice things for total strangers, and I saw a good example of that Friday afternoon while eating lunch (OK, breakfast) at a local restaurant.

My wife and I were sitting near a group of 10 -- the Miller family from Altoona -- when Danny Milliron walked up to them and said he had an extra 20 percent off coupon he figured they might like to have.

He didn't make a big deal out of it or draw any attention to himself, but instead just politely introduced himself and asked if they'd be interested in the coupon.

Milliron, of course, is a local judge, and he certainly made a good ruling with the classy gesture.

He probably saved the family between $15 and $20, and they were very appreciative.

As one of my favorite movies, "Vanilla Sky," points out, it's the little things in life that make such a big difference.

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