Big waitress tip in New York

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A big tip given to a waitress in upstate New York, came with a special request. (WPVI)

A big tip given to a waitress in upstate New York, came with a special request.

A woman left a waitress, Becky Nielsen, a $77 tip on a $22 bill, along with a note on the receipt.

The note read: "Life is short - a friend of mine died last night - please enjoy a night with someone you love"

Nielsen says she will use the tip in the spirit it was given, a night out with her friends and boyfriend.

She's sharing her story to inspire others.

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