Birmingham student receives auto after walking nearly 20 miles to work

Birmingham student receives auto after walking nearly 20 miles to work

Carr told Jenny Lamey that he and his family had moved to Alabama after they lost their home in Hurricane Katrina. So he recorded his answers again.

Carr, a college student at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, had just been hired to work as a mover for Bellhop Moving Company. Not knowing anybody on the moving team, Carr didn't call them for a ride.

He left the house at midnight and just started walking, expecting to make it to the house about seven hours later, a little early for the 8 a.m. start time, according to the Homewood Star. "He WALKED ALL NIGHT to get from Homewood to Pelham". "What he had endured just to be there to help me with my move". He and his partners were concerned for his welfare and stopped to check on him.

"I'm still in shock", he said.

"I want to show my job I am what I said I was in my interview-that I'm dedicated".

Marklin apparently drove from Tennessee under the guise of thanking Walter, only to surprise him with a barely-driven 2014 Ford Escape.

"It's in much better hands with you than it is with me, and I couldn't think of a better way to part ways with this or to put it to better use", Marklin told Carr.

Client Jenny Lamey says Carr declined her offer to rest, instead getting straight to work.

"No matter what the challenge is, you can break through the challenge", Carr said. Nothing is impossible unless you make it impossible, " he told the site.

Carr said he knew God was with him, and while he did have thoughts of turning back, he knew that wasn't the type of man he was, and so he kept going.

Lamey, her husband and the police officer were moved by Walter's story, and it's apparent that Walter's exceptional determination for showing up on his first day at work wasn't missed by the CEO of Bellhops Moving, either.

Lamey's post went viral and caught the attention of Luke Marklin, the Bellhops CEO, on Sunday morning. ". It's that "Never die" attitude". "Like you can drive away with it", he said to Carr. The story led him to give away his own auto so Carr can be a part of many more Bellhops jobs in the future.

"I think there's a decision you make that just feel like the right thing and when we were talking about our options I just knew that the vehicle I had was going to be in better use with him then with me", Marklin added. When I read Walter's story, it was something that I wasn't even sure that I would do. "He certainly made an impact on us", the Pelham police department tweeted. "I can't imagine how many times on that lonely walk down 280 in the middle of the night did he want to turn back", Lamey wrote on Facebook, as reported by



Related Posts

Facebook Poaches Top Google Chip Guru
Facebook, through its Oculus virtual reality division and Building 8 hardware divisions, is working on several future devices. Prior to joining this, Rabii was responsible for developing the Visual Core chip that is used in Google's Pixel smartphones .

3 Secrets of Innovation Development by Max Polyakov
Also, the investor should never forget that even the biggest amount of invested resources doesn’t guarantee a success. One of the recent examples is the mass closing of brick-and-mortar shops in the USA because of Amazon’s popularity.

Vladimir Putin gives Donald Trump a ball
We've all been foolish", he said, before veering into a discussion about his election victory. Trump strenuously denied that Putin possesses any compromising material on him.

Theresa May narrowly survives Brexit vote from pro-EU faction
Shadow global trade secretary Barry Gardiner said: "The government's handling of Brexit over the past week has been an utter shambles".

Online Casinos that Accept UK Players
Since the UK has grown to become a thriving gambling market, numerous gaming destinations have popped up that provide the service. Since the UK is regarded as the online gaming hub of the world, gamblers in the region are in no short supply of casino options.

Justice is served as new Judge Dredd figure preorders are now open
Despite the hefty price tag of $799.99, there is a 15% discount available for customers who pay in full or opt into a payment plan.

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit
The indictment also alleges the person behind Guccifer 2.0 provided documents to a USA congressional candidate about his opponent. The charges come after Mueller's investigation has already led to the indictment of 13 Russian nationals earlier this year.

Bryce Harper headlines Home Run Derby (Harper wins 19-18)
Milwaukee's Aguilar, the NL home run leader at the break, was eliminated in the opening round by Hoskins 17-12. Hours before the session, Harper spoke excitedly about having his dad pitch to him in the contest.

Japan gets cheaper cheese as it signs EU’s ‘biggest’ trade deal
Besides the latest deal with the EU, Japan is working on other trade agreements, including a far-reaching trans-Pacific deal. One of the biggest European Union exports to Japan is dairy goods, while cars are one of Japan's biggest exports.

Alexis Ohanian's post-Wimbledon message to wife Serena Williams
It was two hours past the scheduled time when Serena chasing a fairy-tale eighth Wimbledon title hit the first serve. Williams was looking to win her 24th Slam singles title, equalling Margaret Court's all-time record.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.