Retired at 82 thanks to fundraising: he had left his job to take care of his wife’s ex  husband

Retired at 82 thanks to fundraising: he had left his job to take care of his wife’s ex husband

An 82-year-old cashier has finally been able to retire thanks to a fundraiser after a video of him going viral on TikTok: the elderly man can be seen in the footage Warren Marion he worked at the cash register with not a few ailments. The video was posted by a TikToker from Maryland, USA.

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Who is Warren Marion?

Warren Butch is a war veteran. After his discharge from military service, he worked as a mechanic for the US chain General Motors, but retired to take care of his wife’s first husband, who was his friend. After his husband’s death, he took care of his wife, who died soon after. At this point, however, the elderly gentleman realized that he did not have enough money for medicines and for his pension and decided to have a new experience as a supermarket cashier.

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Veterans Video Warren “Butch” Marion while he was at work the US megastore Walmart went viral in December. The video was posted by TikToker Rory McCarty.

With the help of her followers, Rory set up a GoFundMe to raise money for Mr. Marion’s retirement. In the meantime approx. have been collected $108,682.

“I was amazed to see this elderly man at 82 working for shifts of eight or nine hours. I wanted to help this Marine veteran live out the rest of his life by going to his children in Florida,” Rory explained as she presented a check to Mr. Marion 109 thousand dollars. Now “Butch” can finally retire and enjoy his grandchildren.