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Michelle Broder Van Dyke - March 2015
Buzzfeed recently shared an amazing story about a dedicated Costco employee, Arlie Smith, who was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer last September. Smith plans to keep working as long as he can. When customers found out about his diagnosis, they surprised him with an all-expense paid vacation for him and his wife.
Despite his diagnosis, Smith is maintaining a positive attitude: '“He’s always at the door, he’s always giving receipts, he’s always smiling, always happy. And people refer to him as “the Costco Guy,”” said customer Steve Maurer to the Fox-affiliated KTVU-TV.'
"Doctors aren’t sure how long he will live, but say maybe two years, KTVU-TV reported. Despite being diagnosed with cancer, he has continued to have a positive outlook on life and says he plans to work at Costco for as long as he can. 'Since the time he was told that, he’s been enthusiastic, and happy, and I’m not kidding,' said his wife Shari Smith to KTVU-TV."
For the full story, click here.
Original source: www.buzzfeed.com