Student Walked Over 20 Miles To First Day Of New Job. CEO Hears About It And Gives Him Car.
Walter Carr in 2018, has just gotten a job at Bellhops, an Alabama moving company and he had to arrive very well as it was his first day at work. His house was nearly 2p miles away from his place of work.
The distance was a major factor as Walter didn’t have a car and had to go on foot.
He didn’t let the distance be a barrier, he slept for barely 4 hours, dressed up, and set off by midnight.
Carl arrived at Pelham by 4 AM. It was so early that the securities had to ask him what he was doing outside by that time.
According to USA Today Carr recalled what he told the officers: “It’s going to sound crazy but I’m going to work.”
The officers were amazed at how he was dedicated to his job and gave him a little treat. They wanted to drive him to Lamey themselves, but as they left, Carr set out by foot again. Luckily the officers were able to see him and then gave him a ride to his place of work.
Jenny the owner of the place Carr worked was touched by the boy’s dedication and made a post that went viral. Here’s how she got to know about it.
“around 6:30 a.m. the doorbell rang. it was a police officer. he proceeded to tell us that he had picked up ‘this nice kid’ in Pelham early this morning. ‘the nice kid,’ Walter, said he was supposed to help us with our move today… you could tell how the officer told us this story that he had complete admiration for Walter and by my reaction he could tell I did too.”
He was an inspiration to everyone who heard his story and got a surprising reward.
Jenny rewarded him for his dedication and perseverance with a car- Marlin’s own new 2014 Ford Escape. In an interview with Inside Edition, Marklin said that he believed the car would be much better used by Walter at his job than in his hands.
Walter couldn’t hold back his tears when he saw his gift, he was short of words, and the tears he shed said it all.
When it comes to working ethics, we have a lot to learn from Walter’s story and hope we all apply it in our place of work and daily activities.