MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Memphis woman's three-hour commute was cut to 25 minutes thanks to her caring co-workers.
Linda Walton works for Pristine Clean and Organizational Services in Cordova. She used to take a two-hour bus ride into Cordova, and then walk 40 minutes to get to work. She'd do that every morning.
Walton never complained. In fact, many of her co-workers never knew the obstacles Walton overcame every morning, just so she could bring home a paycheck.
When Walton's boss found out about the daily trek, she teamed up with Walton's co-workers to do something about it.
The team bought Walton a used car, new tires, an oil change, one month of car insurance, and $100 in gas cards.
The car cut Walton's 30-mile commute down from three-hours to 25 minutes.
"She is a great human being," Walton's boss, Krissy Tammaro, told Inside Edition. "If you were to know Miss Linda, you would want to do this for her. She has a huge heart. The determination she has to come to work — who wouldn't want to reward someone like that?"