NEW YORK CITY (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.