Two men arrived at the Lincoln Cracker Barrel for lunch on Thursday and asked the hostess if they could be served by the establishment's grumpiest waitress. She told them that no one at the restaurant was grumpy, so she gave them its happiest server instead: 18-year-old Abigail Sailors.
As Sailors served the men their lunch specials, they started asking her questions, starting with the obvious one: "Why are you so happy?"
Sailors shared her life story:
When she was young, her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury. Her father was unfit to care for Sailors and her four siblings, so she spent much of her childhood in foster homes. About nine years ago, John and Susi Sailors took all five kids in. Abigail took their name.
"It's a great home, great people, amazing," Sailors told her customers. "I don't know how I would have turned out if I didn't have them. They shaped the person I amRead More »from Lincoln, Nebraska, waitress receives huge tip, goes back to school