College students often have to take jobs working in fast food restaurants to help pay for school, but sometimes they will gain more than a paycheck out of the experience. While she attended medical school to become a doctor, Nabiha Islam worked at a Dairy Queen in Markham, Ontario, Canada. It was here that she met one of the kindest people ever in her boss, Yvonne Lavasidis.
When Islam became a doctor, she didn’t forget how supportive her boss at DQ had been to her and decided to write her the following thank you note. It’s truly heartwarming.
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Needless to say, Lavasidis (pictured above) was emotionally moved by the heartfelt thank you note she received from a former employee. She said, “Obviously I was so very touched. I was in tears when I read the note for the first time, and every time I read it, it still brings tears to my eyes. I remember her as a very intelligent and hardworking individual. She was wonderful with our customers and a joy to work with… [and] her success is very well-deserved.”
The encouragement and amount of leeway given to Nabiha Islam, while working for an understanding boss like Yvonne Lavasidis, may have been a deciding factor in how she was able to finish medical school and finally become a doctor. A dream come true!
So much love! How uplifting. Always remember that success only requires a decent opportunity and hard work from a determined individual. If you can provide such a situation for another person, always do it. They will pay it forward and be forever thankful.