Jewish barista refuses to let WWII veteran pay as a thank you for his service

Posted at 4:02 PM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-12 17:02:54-05

By Jerrica Nunley 

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A barista is being praised by the son of a WWII veteran for his kindness.

Jim Young took to Facebook to describe his experience with his father at a Millington,TN Starbucks.

The barista, who Young identifies as Nick, is Jewish and wanted to express his appreciation to the veteran for his service during the Holocaust.

The veteran’s unit liberated a concentration camp in Germany during the war.

Read the full story of their exchange below:

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