Little Girl Gives Grieving Teacher Her Ice Cream Money

February 22, 2018

Price Lawrence, a teacher at Highlands Elementary in Huntsville, Alabama, was feeling "a little off" at work after his wife's father passed away over the weekend.

Lawrence said his students noticed he wasn't acting normal so he told them what happened. After he dismissed the class, one little girl walked up to him and put something in his hand.

little girl gives grieving teacher ice cream money
Credit: Price Lawrence

Lawrence shared the touching story on Facebook.

"This morning, during first period, my kids could tell that I was a little off. When they asked why I wasn’t acting normal I explained to them that my wife's father had passed away this weekend and that I was worried about her. They all said they were sorry and then we got started on our work. While standing at my door giving hugs and high fives at dismissal to 2nd period one little girl put something in my hand. She told me 'This is for your wife. I know it was real expensive when my daddy died and I don't really want ice cream today anyways.' I wish the world would pay more attention to children. We could learn a lot from them."

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