An 82-year-old war veteran in the USA has been given the gift of retirement thanks to the goodwill of others.
Warren Marion, from Cumberland, Maryland, received a cheque worth £89,000 thanks to online donations setup by Rory McCarty, a small business owner.
McCarty said he saw a similar success story on TikTok, where another 82-year-old retail worker was able to retire thanks to a viral video and an online fundraiser. After meeting Warren at a local Walmart, McCarty said he "was astounded seeing this little older man still grinding, working eight to nine hour shifts."
McCarty set up a GoFundMe campaign for Warren and met the fundraising goal within days.
Warren had his last day on the job early in January after giving his two weeks' notice.
"All I can tell you is the good Lord has blessed me for what I did in my younger years," Warren told news media.