Walmart Cashier Who Walked Miles to Work Given Car After Story Goes Viral

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After years of walking or relying on co-workers for rides to and from work, 52-year-old Anita Singleton will not have to worry about how she will get to her cashier job at a Louisiana Walmart. Singleton was gifted with a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva SUV after her story went viral.

The cashier’s story went viral after Slidell Police Officer Bradley Peck saw her walking near Highway 11 at 5:30 a.m. on her way to the Walmart superstore on Northshore Boulevard, six miles away. Peck offered Singleton a ride to work and the two spoke about religion and their blessings, WWL-TV reported.

Singleton told Peck that her job, which she has had for three years, was a blessing, despite having to walk so far to get there. “I thank God every day when I put my key in the door,” Singleton told the officer, according to his account on Slidell…

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  • Jolosturo

    Now it will cost her more in upkeep, than she makes from her cashier job at Walmart. THINK about IT–gas, insurance, registration, tires, oil changes, maintenance, and on and on. She should just SELL the car, buy a bike and enjoy her low wages to the best of their advantage!

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