After 32 years, McDonald's employee with Down Syndrome retires

- On Monday, a longtime employee of McDonald's is retiring and the restaurant is throwing her a big party! 

Freia David has worked at the Needham, Massachusetts McDonald's for 32 years. Freia has Down Syndrome and has worked at the location's fry station since she was a young girl.

Rumor has it, her French fries are among the world's best, so her store is giving everyone a free order of French fries during her retirement party.

Freia got the job through a partnership between McDonald's and the Charles River Center, a non-profit that helps adults like Freia get job training and live healthy, productive lives. McDonald's was one of the first companies to sign-on to the partnership with the Charles River Center. 

So this Monday, the town is gathering at the Chestnut Street McDonald's to wish Freia well as she embarks on her new adventure of retirement, and to thank her for years of hard work and dedication. 

FACEBOOK POST: Freia, a longtime #Needham resident and CRC participant, is retiring from her job at McDonald's on Chestnut Street after a remarkable 32 years! Come by on Monday, August 29th from 10 am to 1 pm to wish her well!

FACEBOOK POST: Did you see the BIG sign in front of McDonald's on Chestnut Street in #Needham announcing the retirement party for Freia David? Stop by and wish her well on Monday the 29th from 10 am to 1 pm.

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