“An act of kindness was handed over on Wednesday afternoon when a local author, J. Andy, invoked the spirit of a character from his latest book and gave a disabled veteran the surprise of his life during a visit to Waffle House.
A waitress at the shop handed John Pickett an envelope. Inside the envelope was $1,000 in cash.
“I’ve never received anything like this before,” Pickett said.
The money is a gift that will go a long way for this desert storm army veteran for “basic necessities, gas, food and pay some bills.”
Pickett has been struggling with service-related COPD and has found himself unable to work during the pandemic.
“I’m very grateful,” said Pickett.
“I wanted to do something for veterans,” Welch explained.
The author felt spurred by the spirit of his latest character, Rufus-I……”
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