Co-workers buy car for teen UPS employee who walks 10 miles to work.

Share on Facebook

Co-workers buy car for teen UPS employee who walks 10 miles to work.

Derrick Taylor, a 19-year-old in Oxford, Alabama, has waken up in the middle of the night to walk five miles to his 4AM shift at UPS for over a year.

He helps support his sick mother, and the salary from his $11.90 packing job mostly goes to family expenses, leaving little left over for himself.

Derrick’s work ethic and dedication didn’t go unnoticed by his co-workers. Together they pitched in $1,100 to buy a used Jeep Cherokee. Watch them present the car to Derrick, and see Derrick’s stunned reaction below…

You Might Also Like:

A black teen is stopped by cops because of the color of his skin. I didn’t expect it to get so real.

A lonely artist sits drawing in a coffee shop. When she holds up her sketchbook, it’s just magical.

A film student made one of the funniest animations ever. I actually laughed out loud.

She went on a blind date and met the ‘perfect guy’. Once they got to his place, everything changed.

An 11-year-old girl got bullied for playing on the boys’ soccer team. So her dad steps in.

A 15-year-old girl ‘comes out’ as gay to her family. Her dad’s reaction is priceless.

Join Over 128,000 Subscribers!

Sign up to our daily e-mail and be the first to get notified of
new, inspiring stories. No spam, ever. Read more.

Omeleto Inspires People to Do Better,
Be Better.

Inspiring and insightful. Entertaining and enlightening.
That's what you can expect here: no fluff. Just a steady
stream of the best stories delivered to your inbox.