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More than 300 people pay it forward at FL Starbucks

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The manager said it started in the morning with a woman in her mid-60s paying for the order of the person behind her. (Source: BAY NEWS 9/CNN) The manager said it started in the morning with a woman in her mid-60s paying for the order of the person behind her. (Source: BAY NEWS 9/CNN)

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (BAY NEWS 9/CNN) - Customers were paying it forward like there was no tomorrow at a Starbucks in St. Petersburg, FL, on Wednesday.

The manager said it started in the morning with a woman in her mid-60s paying for the order of the person behind her.

It started a chain reaction of more than 300 customers paying for the person behind them.

Customer Lucy Ramon said she paid it forward twice in the same day. "I was No. 57 this morning," she said.

Three hundred and thirty-three people paid it forward in a row. The Starbucks manager said the previous record was 141.

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