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“What started as every employee’s worst nightmare had a pretty happy ending for Walter Carr, 20, a college student from Alabama.
The night before Carr’s first day on the job, his 2003 Nissan Altima broke down.
He called his friends and his girlfriend to try to get a ride, but nothing worked out. He checked his GPS and saw that without a car it would take him about 7 hours to get from his house in Homewood, Alabama, to the town of Pelham for his first day at Bellhops moving company.
He decided to walk.
Carr started his 20-mile trek sometime around midnight.
“I wanted to be there before 8,” he said. “I wanted to beat the crew members there to let the company know how dedicated I am.”
He made it about 14 miles to Pelham when police officers stopped him on the side of the road around 4 a.m.
“He was like, ‘Where are you going?’ and I was like, ‘It’s hard to believe, it’s going to sound real crazy, but I’m actually headed to work.'” Carr said.
When they heard his story, the officers decided to take him to breakfast at Whataburger and made sure he got something for lunch, too.”
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Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)