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Everyone deserves a chance to work and be independent in their lives. We often take for granted that we’re able to do that so freely.

Unfortunately, there are people with special needs who experience difficulty finding employment. It is such an important issue too, as they have every right to make their lives as fulfilling as they wish. It is such a refreshing thing to see places of employment makes strides in inclusivity towards all potential employees.

Photo: Unsplash/Zachary Kyra-Derksen

One restaurant in West Virgina is being applauded for its hiring of employees with special needs. The eatery, Jordyn’s Deli in Falling Waters, is making strides in inclusivity by supporting special needs employment.

In fact, they shared a post on Facebook which showed just how accommodating they were to one of their employees, Angelina Reubens, who wanted to be a cook. The restaurant had kindly built a bench in the restaurant in order to allow her to work.

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.And when one of your best employees comes to you and says that in spite…

Posted by Jordyn's Deli on Saturday, July 24, 2021

In their post they wrote, “When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. And when one of your best employees comes to you and says that in spite of all obstacles, they want to be a cook…you find a way to make it happen.”

They added that all they did was move some of their equipment around in order to fit a bench inside for her. And that bench also happened to be made by Angelina’s own grandfather. The restaurant concluded their post proudly writing that “this is who we are. This is what we do.” And the public was so happy by it.

Photo: Facebook/Jordyn’s Deli

In fact, the restaurant is very proud of themselves and even share on their website that employees with specials needs always get the same treatment as their other employees regardless of what additional obstacles they may be facing in life, citing that their contributions provide a “true benefit” same as anyone else.

We think that is pretty cool. More businesses could take a lesson from this eatery. What do you think? Let us know!

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