Waiter Fired for Being a Good Samaritan

Earlier this week, waiter Juan Canales saw a woman being carjacked from a parking lot near the Florida restaurant he worked, ran out, and rescued her.

Proving that no good deed goes unpunished, when he walked back to the restaurant, he was fired!

Canales was fired after subduing a knife-wielding man who tried to steal Massiel Marquardt's Honda CRV outside the restaurant, at 979 State Road 84. After Canales got suspect Albert Means on the ground, three other men helped hold Means down until police arrived.

Canales spent an hour talking to police and the media. He returned to work but when the lunch shift ended, his boss fired him. No one answered the phone at 84 Thai Food Tuesday.

Many business owners found out about this and offered Juan jobs: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/broward/sfl-flbcanalesnbsep12,0,6074633.story?coll=sofla_tab02_layout

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