An incredible gift was given Thursday to a Collin County man who inspired people without ever meaning to.
We first introduced you to Patrick Edmond nearly two weeks ago – his story of walking to work from Plano to McKinney made national headlines.
That’s a 15 mile walk.
“You can’t keep your job if you don’t go to work,” he said. “I used to work at the Braum’s in Plano and I got transferred here because they needed help here. I said, ‘OK,’ and my commitment to them was, ‘I have to be at work, so I’ll be at work. Whatever it takes.'”
(Published Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017)
Edmond’s work ethic and commitment struck a chord within the community.
After seeing NBC 5’s story, Pat Lobb, who owns Toyota of McKinney, teamed up with 3E, a McKinney nonprofit, to gift Edmond a car – a 2014 Toyota Corolla.
“Very humbling, very humbling,” Edmond said. …