The biggest tip I ever got
October 2018

The biggest tip I ever got

In 1951, a 15-year-old boy delivered a telegram to a little house in Akron. He hadn’t a clue why he’d one day return

When I was a child, my family lived in the little town of Stow, Ohio, just outside Akron. I attended high school in Akron and during those years I had a part-time job at Western Union delivering telegrams on the weekends by bicycle. 


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