McDonald’s Employee with Down Syndrome to Retire After 32 Years

McDonald's Employee with Down Syndrome to Retire After 32 Years
Freia David at McDonald's in the 1980s (The Charles River Center/Facebook)

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

Freia David is hanging up her hat for the last time after a 32-year stint as a fry cook at the Needham, Massachusetts, McDonald’s.

David lives at The Charles River Center, a home for the developmentally disabled, based in Needham.

According to CBS Boston, the center provides job-based training, employment opportunities, and housing for nearly 1,000 developmentally disabled children and adults.

The restaurant where David works was one of the center’s first business partners, CBS Boston reports.

A retirement party will be held for David Monday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to The Charles River Center.


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