Happy birthday, Mitch Hedberg. Here’s a doughnut and receipt

What with the news being what it is and all, it’s entirely too easy to lose faith in the utter awesomeness of humanity, but this doughnut, placed on the grave of comedian Mitch Hedberg in Roseville this week is a testament that we’ve got a little life left in us yet.

Photo: rexella on Reddit

It’s the receipt along with the doughnut that is most worthy of the comic genius of Hedberg. Because of this:

Today would’ve been Hedberg’s 48th birthday.

He died in March 2005 in a New Jersey motel of a heroin and cocaine overdose.

(h/t: AV Club)