McDonald’s employee helps handicapped customer eat meal in viral photo

When a handicapped man needed someone to help him cut and eat his meal, he chose the right person — a McDonald’s cashier.

Hungry and determined, the elderly man wheeled himself over to the counter and asked, “Help me, please.”

Destiny Carreno, a customer standing in line behind him, stared at the young man behind the register, waiting for his response.

To her surprise, the cashier named “Kenny” shut down his register, put on gloves and walked out of the kitchen and toward the man. He sat down and quickly began cutting the man’s meal and helped him eat.

“Seeing this today brought tears to my eyes!” Carreno said in a Facebook post, along with a photo of the pair. “To be honest, I thought the cashier wasn’t going to help, especially during rush hour in downtown Chicago.”

Carreno, whose uncle has a case of quadriplegia similar to what she understands the man had, believed the young employee’s act of kindness needed to be recognized by “not just me, but everyone else as well.”

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