Kicker: Good Samaritan

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Being kind is its own reward. A teenage waitress at a Waffle House in Galveston, Texas, saw an elderly man struggling to cut his ham. So 18-year old Evoni Williams acted.

She told CBS what the man told her:  

WILLIAMS: Seems like my hand’s not working so good. I just got out of the hospital for it, and you could tell, you could tell, it was very very shaky.

Williams cheerfully stepped up to cut the meat for 78-year old Adrien Charpentier.

CHARPENTIER: I felt great that she done it for me. Very thankful.

Another customer snapped a picture and posted it on Facebook.

Texas Southern University saw it and awarded Williams a $16 thousand scholarship.

She plans to study business management. Looks like she already has the customer service part down pat.

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