Man shares Chick-fil-A employee's quiet act of kindness, goes viral on social media


JACKSON, Miss. (WTHR) – A man waiting for his order at a Chick-fil-A in Mississippi happened to overhear a quiet act of kindness and decided to share the inspiring story on social media.

In a Facebook post, Robert Gooch says he was waiting to pick up an order for a doctor's office when he noticed a man walk up to the counter, who appeared to be homeless.

He overheard the man say to the employee that all he had was $5 and asked what he could afford from the menu.

The lady begins to offer some suggestions to help him and the man orders and as she’s asking him what he wants to drink and as he’s thinking about it the lady says don’t worry about it because your breakfast is on me," Gooch wrote in his post.

Gooch said the employee could have easily turned to a manager to ask them to take care of it but instead without even thinking twice, she paid for his meal.

"A three minute conversation with a customer has managed to teach me the value of humility and taking care of your customers," Gooch said. "It's not just the nuggets that make this place successful. It's people like Karina."