Quantcast

Man Floored By Response Home Depot Workers Gave Him After Asking Simple Question

The crew at a Texas Home Depot wanted to do a good deed when they met a special needs toddler who couldn't use a regular walker. Together, they custom-built one and delivered it to him.

Silus Johnson, age 2, suffers from Norrie Disease. The disease made him blind and he has low muscle tone because of it. The tot could never use a regular walker because they're too small for him.

Enter the employees at Home Depot. They built Silus a special walker that suited his needs. They pulled some PVC piping off the shelves to construct the frame. “I used the foam around the edges to make it soft, rope to secure the seat,” said Chris Wright, one of the mastermind engineers behind the special walker, to Fox4 Dallas. “Reflective tape on it to kind of help it stand out if they're out in public or something so that way you can see him."

Eric Bindel, Home Depot supervisor, describes the instant Silus received his special walker. “He started feeling around on it. You could tell he was happy. He was excited, basically. He started laughing and then started using his little feet to push himself backwards. I had a big smile. Everybody had a big smile, maybe a couple little tears here and there.”

Jessica Johnson, Silus' mother, is delighted. The walker will help her son gain a little bit of independence. The family wasn’t even charged for the walker; the Home Depot team gave it to Silus as a gift.

Source: Fox News
Photo: Fox 4 Dallas

Tell Us What You Think

More Fab Stories

A Reddit user went with his friend to visit his friend's grandmother. As the visitor looked around the home, he was taken by surprise when he...

Almost all babies seem to go through a stage in which they won't let their mother out of their sight. While it's normal, and moms are encouraged...

Little Piper Faust lived for the rodeo. The 10-year-old had a real passion for barrel racing. In the last few months of her life, it seems that...

Latest Fab Stories

A 13-year-old girl bought a cute top that she liked with her own money. She wore her new blouse to school the next day, but the seventh grader was...

Be careful what you wish for; you may get it. That's what one Indiana found out after supporting Donald Trump for president. After Donald Trump...

The president’s spokesman is not refuting the allegation that the Trump campaign worked with the Russians to interfere with the 2016 election,...