A school custodian is being hailed for going above and beyond the call of duty to make a young girl with autism feel safe and comfortable during the lunch period.
Ms. Esther is a custodian at Passmore Elementary in Alvin, Texas who was photographed lying next to young Kenlee Bellew-Shaw during a particularly overwhelming day at school.
Rather than spend her mealtime in the cafeteria with the other fourth graders, Kenlee adjourned to a different room of the school and curled up on the floor.
When Ms. Esther spotted Kenlee lying on the floor, she then curled up next to the youngster and spent the lunch period rubbing her back and making her smile.
Kenlee’s mother Hollie later published a photo of the sweet exchange to social media so she could praise the janitor for her kindness.
“Our school custodian is literally the best, sweetest individual in the world,” wrote Kenlee’s mother Hollie. “When Ms Esther saw her she came and laid next to her and patted her back.
“Kenlee adores Mrs. Esther. She always greets my daughter with kind words and a hug which is so special to her,” she added. “All schools should be so lucky to have their own angel on campus. Feel free to share so she can get all the appreciation and thanks she totally deserves.”
The Alvin Independent School District later shared the photo to their own Facebook page as a means of spotlighting their employee’s kindness.
“This goes to show you that a kind word, a hug, and a little compassion are all it takes to make a huge difference in a child’s life,” they wrote.
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