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Stevie at The Truck Stop – a Touching Story

Stevie has Downs Syndrome with a heart problem. He worked hard as a bus boy at a truck stop, his smile touched everybody and became an unofficial mascot for the stop.

When he went through heart surgery before the Thanksgiving, truckers began to fold cash into napkins for missing the charming grin of Stevie. When Stevie came back for work, he was lead to a table

… covered with coffee cups, saucers and dinner plates, all sitting slightly crooked on dozens of folded paper napkins.

Stevie stared at the money, then at all the napkins peaking from beneath the tableware, each with his name printed or scrawled on it. I turned to his mother. ‘There’s more than $10,000 in cash and checks on that table, all from truckers and trucking companies that heard about your problems. ‘Happy Thanksgiving.’

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  1. January 10, 2012 at 12:54 am

    What a great story! Truly inspiring. Thanks for sharing:)

  2. January 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    What a touching story! My friend’s brother has Downs Syndrome and he lights up the life of everyone he meets. He even helped the community start a residence for adults with Downs Syndrome – an amazing guy! The truckers certainly knew the right way to show their appreciation for Stevie.

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