The right thing
BY Staff Reports
Feb 3, 2008
In regards to a Jan. 20 article "Saviors of bank safe feel slighted" about the three city workers finding a stolen safe and returning it:
They were upset that they didn't get the proper praise or a reward. Yet, two times in the story they commented, "We did the right thing." Why should we get rewarded for doing what is right? Would they not have done it if they had known they wouldn't get the proper praise or reward?
Doing the "right thing" should be a natural way of life. We shouldn't expect to be rewarded for doing what's right.
I'm sure a thank you would have been "the right thing" to do too, but it shouldn't change the fact of doing the right thing -- because it's the right thing.
Judith Nichols, Broken Arrow
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