College student offers to pay for a h...

College student offers to pay for a homeless man's meal and says she is met with insults

There are 1 comment on the The Times-Picayune story from Jan 10, 2014, titled College student offers to pay for a homeless man's meal and says she is met with insults. In it, The Times-Picayune reports that:

Chelsea Brentzel, 21, poses in front of a Tuscaloosa, Ala., Cracker Barrel at the start of her waitressing shift in Tuscaloosa on Friday, Jan. 10. The University of Alabama senior says she was in New Orleans for Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2, 2014, when she offered to pay for a homeless man's meal at Subway and was met with insults by a store manager.

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Marrilynn

Cocoa, FL

#1 Jan 11, 2014
It's no wonder, Chelsea. Gracious you are for having the courage to understand what being hungry is actually all about. Merciful you are for giving someone else a hand from your compassion and generosity. I am one of those who became homeless and hungry and unemployed at a time in my life-not fun, not slick and so not cool.

It's easy to curse a problem and not deal with it than to turn it's light on. We humans are funny like that, I believe, especially when that problem isn't appealing to an average, yet superficial eye

It is fear of those who know nothing BETTER to do for someone in crisis than to condemn! Keep doing what your doing, Chelsea! God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit would never insult you, neither would I. By the way, I'm from Tuscaloosa, also.

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