Posted on October 22, 2019 at 2:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Once again, don’t let anyone tell you that words aren’t powerful.
Writer Jane Marla Robbins found herself short $4 in cash at the DMV earlier this year — you know, after she’d waited an hour just to get to the window.
So, out of sheer desperation, she asked whether the clerk would accept a book of poetry to make up the difference.
And to her great surprise, the clerk said yes.
Robbins shares her miraculous moment in a short piece in the Los Angeles Times that should restore your faith in humanity, even if for just a few minutes.
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