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Tim Hortons Customer Spends $900 To Buy 500 Coffees (VIDEO)

07/25/2013 12:48 pm ET | Updated Jul 26, 2013

Every once in a while, we are reminded of the value in paying it forward.

That's quite true here. An unidentified man walked into a Tim Hortons location in Edmonton, Canada, just after 4 p.m. on Monday and ordered -- wait for it! -- 500 cups of coffee, according to CBC News.

His order totaled $895.28, and if you don't believe us, here is the receipt:

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When store manager Joanne Averion asked the man why he was purchasing so many coffees, he reportedly did not give any explanation. He also refused to reveal his name.

For the rest of the day, any customer who came in received their drink order free of charge until all of the money had been used. The money lasted until about 8:30 a.m. the next morning, according to Metro News.

Employees and customers of the Tim Hortons still don't really have an explanation for the man's actions, other than it being a random act of kindness.

"That's pretty awesome just to know people are out there willing to just go 'Hey, let's do something nice for somebody else,'" one customer told CBC News.

(And don't worry America, we still have some very kind people here too: There recently has been a guy going around the country handing out $500 tips in his brother's memory.)

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