Keep the Tip: Couple Gives Waiter $5,000 to Buy Car

May 30, 2012 Updated May 30, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT

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Keep the Tip: Couple Gives Waiter $5,000 to Buy Car

May 30, 2012 Updated May 30, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT

Keep the tip. And buy something nice.

According to the Houston Chronicle, a Texas couple recently gave a waiter quite the tip. As in $5,000 to buy a new car. The man's car was flooded recently and he'd been using taxis and the restaurant's catering truck for transportation.

Read the Houston Chronicle story HERE.