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McDonald's Employee Retires After 32 Years
A McDonald’s employee with Down Syndrome is retiring after working at the restaurant for over three decades.
Freia David started working at a McDonald’s 32 years ago. She cleaned tables and refilled ketchup, but her favorite task was controlling the fry station.
Her coworkers and members of the community gave her quite a sendoff. They filled the restaurant with Mickey and Minnie Mouse decorations and showered her with gifts.
Freia plans on returning to McDonald’s every Saturday for a meal with her mom. Employees say that meal will be on the house.
Vikings QB Bridgewater Out On Injured Knee
Troubling news for the Minnesota Vikings and their fans: starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater injured his left knee in practice and the Vikings say his recovery time will be significant.
An ambulance arrived at the Vikings practice facility in Eden Prairie shortly after Bridgewater was injured. Word is that an MRI exam revealed a torn ACL, a dislocated knee, and other structural damage. The injury is described as non-contact; Bridgewater was dropping back to pass when he planted his foot, fell down, and grabbed his left knee.
Viking teammates were visibly upset and head coach Mike Zimmer called off practice after only 25 minutes.
ISS Captures Images Of Hurricanes
Eyes in the skies keep an eye on some menacing storms on Earth.
This is the view from the International Space Station of Hurricane Lester, currently churning in the Pacific Ocean. It's weakened some, but is still considered a major hurricane and could affect the Hawaiian Islands over the weekend depending on its exact track and speed.
But first, Hurricane Madeline prompts a hurricane watch and tropical storm warning for Hawaii's big island. The storm is about 500 miles east of Hawaii with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour.