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Restaurant leaves kind words for heartbroken customer

After her breakup, this woman received some inspiring words—on her takeout box.

By Kristin Wong Jul 12, 2013 4:20PM

Reddit user Icanteven721, real name Sam, was heartbroken. She placed an online to-go order at Los Angeles restaurant Truly Vegan, and in the "special instructions" section, she typed: "Please write something uplifting on the container, I just got dumped."

Icanteven721 via reddit, http://aka.ms/takeout Gallery: 10 things you must do after a breakup

The restaurant responded by drawing a cartoon on Sam's takeout box, along with the words:

"You're worth it! You don't need him to be happy!"

Gallery: 20 ways to survive (and feel better) after a breakup

We foresee a good Yelp review. 

Sam told The Huffington Post:
"I was very very pleased with the result. I've kept the container. I look at it when I feel particularly down about this relationship, or when some other dude does some other stupid dude thing."

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Photo: Icanteven721 via reddit, http://aka.ms/takeout

65Comments
Jul 12, 2013 9:59PM
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Hey man take a few years off help here girl friends out and and thank the world you are rid of your problems till the next one !!!
Jul 12, 2013 9:29PM
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I think being a ****ed vegan is your biggest issue
Jul 12, 2013 9:17PM
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reminds me of Sandra Bullock in 2 week notice.  Whenever she is feeling bad she orders the entire menu from the Chinese restaurant, at the end she orders it for two.

Sandy's hot!
Jul 12, 2013 9:17PM
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Put your big girl panties on and suck it up wimp.
Jul 12, 2013 9:16PM
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I find it odd that some people think that everyone cares about their life. I get it all the time, hearing about everyone's problems. Yeah, we all got 'em. Must not have any lady friends to vent to.
Jul 12, 2013 9:16PM
Jul 12, 2013 9:11PM
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poor, poor, pitiful me (linda ronsteid).
Jul 12, 2013 9:04PM
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This soooo does not count as any kind act... SHE asked for a kind word or two... so to make a client happy they did. She was looking for pity and she got it.
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