Grocery store worker praised for helping teen with autism stack shelves with him

A grocery worker in Baton Rouge has been praised in a viral Facebook post for his kindness and patience after allowing an autistic teenager to help him at work.

Sid Edwards captured video of his son, Jack Ryan Edwards, stacking shelves with the help of a store worker from Rouses Markets in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 29. Delaney Edwards Alwosaibi wrote on Facebook that her brother, Jack, became interested in stacking shelves and the pair worked together for over 30 minutes.

“I’m watching a miracle in action,” Edwards’ father is heard saying in this video clip.

Edwards Alwosaibi said the store worker she named as Jordan was “patient, accepting, and selfless” adding, “he had no idea what he was doing that day would mean so much to us.” The Facebook post featuring the video has already been shared over 5,000 times on Facebook with many praising Jordan.