Man, 83, Apologizes for Crime Committed at Age 10
Well, he has his daughter apologize for him
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2014 12:54 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Today's entry in the better-late-than-never category: An octogenarian has offered a mea culpa to a Salt Lake City restaurant that he wronged ... in 1941, at age 10. It seems the unnamed man dined-and-dashed with a friend, and has felt guilty over the unpaid-for meal ever since, so much so that he sent his daughter into Lamb's Grill to make amends. A server tells KSL, "He was actually so embarrassed about it that he waited in the car while she did the deed." The deed, in this case, was an apology and a $5 bill, which happens to be $4 more than the cost of the meal. The restaurant's current owner intends to hand the $5 over to the previous owners.

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Lou Bernardo
Apr 8, 2014 10:45 PM CDT
What a jerk. Who worries about something you may have done at age 10, 73 years previously? He dwelled on this all his life?
loveandhope
Apr 8, 2014 11:16 AM CDT
Well that's nice. At least he apologized, I can't think of too many people who would have gone back and done that after so long.
Jhon_P
Apr 8, 2014 8:45 AM CDT
You know who I would like to see apologize george bush, rumsfell and chaney and that's after trials on war crimes