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A Word from the Supermarket Optimist Himself

About a week ago I wrote a piece on the friendly guy at my local supermarket who is so generous with his smiles and well wishes. Well, I’ve been chatting to this bloke, who I have dubbed Super(market)man, and discovered more wonderful optimism and wisdom, too good not to share. Before I do, he mentioned that he had been rather overwhelmed by the number of people who just knew it was him that I referred to in the column. Strangers have approached him and said, Well done! I didn’t name him in the article, didn’t even name the supermarket – so he really has made an impact on us. I hope you will be further encouraged to look for the positives in life. This is what Super(market)man wrote to me: I like to believe that we all have friendliness inside of us but it gets stamped down by this overbearing, commercial world that we live in and it’s so much easier for folks to put on their “don’t look at me” faces and just ignore …