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An unprompted gesture of kindness made a calorie-rich dinner extra satisfying for four Louisiana cops.

Four Slidell Police officers were shocked, and beyond surprised, when they received their bill from Outback Steakhouse...

Posted by Slidell Police Department on Thursday, September 10, 2015

This is the kind of story that just makes you feel good — the same way you feel after a large meal at Outback Steakhouse. Specifically, it makes you feel warm, satisfied, and sleepy, giving you a moment to ignore all the horrible problems and violence in the world while you drift off into a nap right there in a booth, pausing only to unbutton your pants.

It all started when four police officers from Slidell, Louisiana sat down to eat at their local Outback location. They enjoyed a large meal, including crispy shrimp, sirloin steaks, tacos, cheesecake, and Chocolate Thunder from Down Under. Their bill came out to a respectable $67.43, except that it didn't. When they got their receipt, the tab was paid, and a personal message was handwritten on it:

Sources: Slidell Police Department