PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) – The faith of a little boy was on full display at the Waffle House at the Prattville-Millbrook exit one night a few weeks ago. It’s the story of 5-year-old Josiah Duncan and his mom, Ava Faulk.
“We saw a man who was dirty holding a bag with his bike outside,” Faulk recalled.
Josiah was so troubled by the man’s appearance, he started peppering his mom with questions.
“He’s homeless,” the little boy’s mother explained. “What does that mean?” he responded. “And I said, “”Well, that means he doesn’t have a home,”” Mom continued. And apparently, the unnamed man didn’t have any friends to lean on, either.
Faulk wrote an email to WSFA 12 News about her son’s actions, and it included many of the questions the young child had. “Where is his house? Where is his family? Where does he keep his groceries?” But mom said one thing troubled him above all.
“He didn’t have any food,” little Duncan explained. Josiah felt the urge to do something. He insisted on his mom buying the stranger a good meal. She listened, and then obliged.
“He came in and sat down, and nobody really waited on him,” Faulk explained. “So Josiah jumped up and asked him if he needed a menu because you can’t order without one.”