Most times, people speak without truly understanding the full impact their words have. The phrase ‘sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never harm me,’ is entirely false, and believing this mantra can set people up for failure. Words have power and, in one particular case, the simple stinging together of carefully selected words saved someone’s life. Here is a chilling tale This is what happened…
A Familiar Face
The door opened during an ordinary day. It was a familiar face to the staff and he approached the counter to place his usual order. The employee’s instincts already began to tell her she should worry. She could sense that something wasn’t quite right.
A military veteran and Washington resident named Vince Vilano was a regular at his local DuPont Starbucks. His morning routine consisted of stopping at this Starbucks on his way to work. He always ordered the same thing, but something was different that day.