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69-Year-Old Convenience Store Owner Fights Off Robber With Nothing But Bananas

Seungae Kim, owner of A&J Convenience in Cooksville, Ontario is being praised for her bravery after she fought off an attempted robbery with a bundle of bananas.

The 69-year-old was eating a banana and working at the till with her husband when a man entered the shop with his face covered, demanding that she open the register. To this, she replied, “you’re not getting money,” as she reached for the closest object that could be used to protect herself — her bananas.

7-Eleven in Japan Will Pay $67,000 a Year to a ‘Sweets Ambassador’ to Post on Social Media

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is hiring a Dream Seven Sweets Ambassador in Japan, and is willing to pay 600,000 yen ($5,600) per month with a total salary of 7.11 million yen ($67,000) a year.

The position is for people who register to 7-Eleven’s mailing list on the company’s website, as well as receive coupons, updates and other company related matters, according to an official post, as translated by SoraNews24.

Badass Japanese Store Clerk Stops Robbery Using Wooden Kendo Sword

Equipped with his bokuto or bokken — a wooden training sword used in kendo — and a strong will to protect his store, a Japanese clerk prevented a potential robbery in a very badass way.

The incident took place at the Shimojima Minami branch of Circle Kin in Shizuoka, Japan. According to SoraNews24, an unidentified man wearing a ski mask entered the convenience store at around 4:00 a.m. on October 16 while carrying a crowbar.