UPS Coworkers Pool Money to Buy Jeep for Teen Who Had to Walk to Work
I never get sick of this kind of story. For the past year-and-a-half, 19-year-old Derrick Taylor has been working at a UPS center in Oxford, Alabama.
He makes about $12 an hour loading and unloading trucks at four in the morning. Most of that money goes to help his mom, who has health issues. He's been working since he was 14 to help pay her bills.
Derrick lives about five miles from work though and he's never been able to buy a car. He's always just walked or his coworkers have given him rides, but he's never asked for one, because he's too proud.
Last week, all his coworkers pooled their money, ended up with about $1,500 and bought him a Jeep. Here's the video of them surprising him:
They paid $1,100 for it and also gave him a huge wad of cash to help with insurance and other stuff. Obviously it's a used Jeep, but it looks like it's in pretty good shape.
Read more at Daily Mail.