The value of getting advice from an experienced adult cannot be overstated.
But not everyone can benefit from living close to their grandparents. Some people don’t have access to reliable life advice.
These retirees seek to fill this gap in people’s lives. And as a result, they made a great effort. Continue reading to find out more about it!
In their hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah, a group of lifelong friends would frequently congregate at their customary hangout, a coffee shop. Since their gatherings and story-sharing helped them arrive at their fantastic conclusion, they should share their experiences with others.
One of the group’s members, Tony Caputo, age 69, noticed something: on the other side of the street, there was a farmer’s market with hundreds of attendees!
He suggested to the group that they set up a booth where he could offer advice. The other guys thought it was great. As a result, the next week they set up a booth with the words “Old Coots Giving Bad Advice” and the words “It’s probably bad advice, but it’s free” above it.
The men were open to talking about almost anything. The two exclusions, however, were politics and religion.
They awaited a passing individual so they could seek for advice.
After a few customers trickled in and reported having a good experience, they noticed a short but expanding line forming in front of their booth, indicating that word had obviously spread. People sought advice from the so-called “Old Coots” on a variety of topics. even on what cell phone or internet services to get, challenges with love and relationships, difficulties in school and the workplace, etc.
The males were open to talking about pretty much everything. The two exclusions, however, were politics and religion.
They were waiting for someone to arrive so they could ask for advice.
A brief but expanding line soon began to form in front of their booth once a few people had entered and had positive experiences, indicating that word had apparently spread. People consulted the so-called “Old Coots” for guidance on a number of subjects, including what cell phone or internet plans to purchase, problems with relationships and love, as well as difficulties with school and job!
One supporter said, “They know everything, simple as that!”
Another said, “These are the wisest old coots you’ve ever asked advice from.”
Due to their popularity, they were even invited to appear on Good Morning America! The men have truly made a name for themselves because to their genuine personalities and wise advice!
What a nice idea to set up a booth just to give kids free advice! Send your friends this article so they may read more about these incredible “Old Coots.”