A 22 year old single-mother named Sarah Hoidahl was working her lunch shift at Ruby Tuesdays when she noticed two women in military uniforms sitting in the corner. They were looking at menus and she overheard them talk about how they weren’t getting paid due to the government shutdown.
Sarah, knowing that it would deplete her day’s pay, decided she was going to step up and pay for the lunch herself. She left a touching note on the back of the bill and when she got home she noticed that not only did the two national guard members share the image on Facebook but that it became a viral SENSATION!!
It got so many views that Ellen Degeneres invited her on the show and gave her a MAJOR surprise. Check it out: