A foot bridge near my house has received a lick of new paint.

It’s taken three chaps clad in orange suits three full days to finish re-painting it.

I happened to pass by everyday and saw the process from start to finish.

The men would crack on in silence without a hint of a facial expression.

On the last day, as they were finishing up I thought I’d let them know it looked really nice.

And one of them broke into a small smile, responding “hearing that really makes a difference”.

Appreciation brings more meaning to every walk of life.

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