Mom said: “Tell him something that makes you special.”
She said: “I have a fake eye because I had cancer.”
this makes my day.
"When I moved here, I didn’t speak any English. I started out washing dishes. Then I moved up to prep. Then one day I asked the cook if I could help make the soup, and he said: ‘No, the recipes are in English.’ But I told him, ‘Just show me once, and you’ll never have to show me again.’ So that’s how I started cooking. Now I manage the kitchen. But if my workers ever need help with the dishes, I wash the dishes."
"What’s your favorite thing about him?"
"His work ethic. We’re from Duluth, Minnesota. He works 12-hour shifts at a tool factory, six days a week. Just so he can do nice things like this for me."
"What’s your favorite thing about her?"
"Her indomitable warmth. Her smile got me through my mother’s death."