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UPS Employees Buy Car For Young Worker Who Walked Miles To Work Every Day

By Mark Pygas

Derrick Taylor is a young man who works as an unloader at a UPS depot in Oxford, Alabama. Despite living around 25 miles from work and having to walk most of the commute because he didn't own a car, Dewayne made it to work on time every day. This is an incredible feat to me, a New Yorker who is incapable of getting to work on time even with a Metro Card, a fully operational subway system, two working legs, and multiple alarm clocks. If anything, this story has taught me I really have no excuse for being late to work and it's truly just laziness, plain and simple.