Social Media Taunt Inspires Locals To Rescue Homeless Working Father

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (CBS Local) — What appeared to be a case of social media shaming turned out to be blessing for a Georgia man last week.

A woman took a picture of a man sleeping in a McDonald’s restaurant in Fayetteville Friday morning and shared it with a private group on Facebook.

“Just another reason for me to leave Fayetteville,” the woman wrote in the post. “I was in the McDonald’s in the middle of town and I saw this guy sleeping in the booth, I go and tell an employee that someone is asleep in their booth and her response was ‘oh yeah we know hee hee, it’s ok’ and I said ‘not really but whatever.’”

It turns out the man was Simon Childs, 21, a homeless father who was resting between his shifts at the fast-food restaurant. Childs recently lost his mother and is raising a young son.

“I’ve been going through a hard…

Original published: 2019-06-25 17:59:34 Read the full Washington News here

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