breaking news

Ex-Logan County superintendent guilty in child sex case out of jail

Homeless man walks into restaurant asking for change, gets a job instead


By HotTopics.tv

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – When a homeless man walked into a Minneapolis restaurant looking for change, he received much more than that.

According to a Facebook post, the man walked into Abi’s Cafe in Minneapolis and asked for money.

The 25-year-old owner, Cesia Abigail, asked him, “Why don’t you have a job? You know nothing is given to me for free, right?”

>> Click here to see the Facebook post

Cesia said man, Marcus, replied, “Well, I have a lot of felonies and no one wants to hire me for that, so now I had to turn myself to the streets and get money the only way I know – stealing and asking for money.”

>> Read more trending stories

Cesia said she was short-staffed that day and needed help. She offered Marcus a job for two hours washing dishes, according to the post. He accepted the offer with a grin.

Cesia told CBS News that before his shift, she offered him a sandwich. Before eating anything, he wrapped half the sandwich in foil and gave it to a homeless woman outside.

After finishing his two-hour shift, the homeless man went on his way. But the next day, he returned at the same time to wash the dishes.

“So for almost two weeks he has been on time for his two-hour shift, washing dishes, etc.,” Cesia wrote.

She said she plans to make his position permanent.

She shared the story to Facebook and has gotten more than 32,000 shares.

“We want change? Well, start by making one,” Cesia wrote.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Nation World

Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat
Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat

Officials in a school district in Pennsylvania decided to cancel classes for Friday after an alleged threat was found at a high school. The Greater Latrobe School District announced that a note was found in a bathroom at Greater Latrobe Senior High School, school officials said. The note was scribbled on a bathroom wall and mentioned Friday's date...
Ex-Logan County superintendent guilty in child sex case out of jail
Ex-Logan County superintendent guilty in child sex case out of jail

The former Indian Lake superintendent who pleaded to a count of gross sexual imposition is out of jail while awaiting sentencing. Patrick O’Donnell, who was found guilty of the charge after entering an Alford plea just before opening arguments in the trial against him were to begin earlier this month, was allowed out of jail on the same bond...
Texas superintendent threatens suspension for students who protest gun laws
Texas superintendent threatens suspension for students who protest gun laws

A superintendent in a Texas school district near Houston threatened a three-day suspension for any student who walks out to protest current gun laws, the Houston Chronicle reported. Needville Independent School District Superintendent Curtis Rhodes sent letters to parents and posted on social media that an out-of-school suspension would be enforced...
Rev. Billy Graham chose John 14:6 to be placed on his grave marker
Rev. Billy Graham chose John 14:6 to be placed on his grave marker

Before his death, Rev. Billy Graham chose one of his favorite Scripture verses from the Bible to be placed on his grave marker. Graham selected John 14:6 and the following inscription to be on his marker: BILLY GRAHAM NOVEMBER 7, 1918 – FEBRUARY 21, 2018 PREACHER OF THE GOSPEL OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST JOHN 14:16 John 14:6 reads, “Jesus...
Teen’s warning thwarts possible school shooting in Vermont
Teen’s warning thwarts possible school shooting in Vermont

A high school junior in New York may have prevented an 18-year-old man from carrying out a shooting last week at a Vermont high school, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported. Angela McDevitt, 17, who attends Arlington High School in Lagrangeville, New York, said she was trading Facebook messages with Jack Sawyer of Poultney, Vermont, when he...
More Stories