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Monday, August 29, 2016

McDonald’s Worker With Down Syndrome Retiring After 32 Years

A Massachusetts woman with Down syndrome, who has worked at a McDonald’s for three decades, is retiring.

Freia David at her McDonald's job in the 80s and present day. (Image credit Charles River Center)
Freia David has spent 32 years working at the french fry station at the McDonald’s on Chestnut Street in Needham.

She lives in a Charles River Center-supported home in Needham. The center is a Needham nonprofit that provides employment, job training and housing for nearly 1,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities.

McDonald’s was one of the center’s first local business partners.

A retirement party for David was held at the McDonald’s.

SOURCE: Charles River Center

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