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Photo of local teen working in a neck brace goes viral

Jakeem Tyler was recently in a car accident. He chose to continue work while wearing a sling and a neck brace because he wanted to use his money to help feed the homeless during the holidays.
Photo: Cameron Nelson/Facebook

AVON (WTHR) - A photo of a teenager working at a Chick-Fil-A in Avon while wearing a sling and a neck brace has gone viral.

The teen is named Jakeem Tyler. He told the man who took this picture, Cameron Nelson, that he was recently in a car accident, but needed the money.

He also said he wanted to use some of the money to feed the homeless during the holiday season.

Nelson started a GoFundMe for Tyler to help him raise the money he needed. In just two days, it has already doubled it's 2,500 goal!