- A young man, Carr Walter, did not allow car trouble to stop him from going to work on his first day so he trekked for hours
- To cover the 20 miles, he started his journey at midnight and at 4am had covered 14 miles out of the trip before help came
- Many people who reacted to his story said he really demonstrated a rare kind of dedication to duty
A young student, Walter, had to trek 20 miles on his first day to resume at his new workplace. His car broke down the night before so he resorted to going on foot.
Before morning, the young man tried to see if his friends could take him but nothing came up as it was such short notice, Understanding Compassion reports.
He started walking at 12 am
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The young man never allowed that to discourage him. Instead of staying back, he decided to walk all the way.
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After checking maps and seeing that he would need seven hours to get to Pelham, Walter decided to leave at midnight. He slept in the afternoon and woke at 12 am to begin his journey, New York Post reports.
“I wanted to be there before 8. I wanted to beat the crew members there to let the company know how dedicated I am.”
At 4 am, the man had already walked 14 miles, leaving six to complete, so he decided to rest a little. The student said his body ached all over.
He later got help
Some policemen who saw him at the roadside were amazed at his story and gave him breakfast before dropping him at a place to rest. While on his journey, he saw another officer who took him to his destination.
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When the young man arrived at his destination, and the people he was to help move their load heard his story, they were really amazed.
Walter's boss read his viral story online and was wowed. He drove to his place and surprised him with a car.
It should be noted that well-wishers had already raised money for him to repair his car before the gift came.
Below are some of the reactions to his story:
Noey NøEý Paminduo said:
"This amazing story just made my day, best wishes."
Julie Horn said:
"I don't know this young person but I am so proud and wish a lifetime of happiness and success."
William Messhias Wallace said:
"Congratulations, the world needs more bosses like you All the Gods to bless you all."
Another dedicated man was rewarded
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a man, Donte Franklin, who walked many miles to his work every day got the kind of help he would never have imagined months ago.
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It all started when a good Samaritan, Michael Lynn, saw Donte walking one day and asked why he was doing so.
He revealed that he walks over 8 miles to and from work to be able to put food on his family’s table.
Thanks to Lynn, the man's life has changed for good as a GoFundMe account was set for him with a goal of $2000 (N822,980). Many givers turned up and gave more than $52,000.