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Elderly Farmer Provides For His Family for 40 Years Without Having Legs

A 60-year-old man from China is being praised by netizens after photos of him working on a farm went viral because he has no legs.

Xi Tiangen from Henan Province in China lost both his legs in an unspecified accident when he was 19-years-old. In 1996, Xi’s father passed away, leaving him alone to care for his aging mother and his mentally handicapped brother, according to Shanghaiist.

Teen Chick-fil-A Employee Shares His Incredible Reason To Keep Working Despite Injury

When a customer at a fast-food outlet in Indianapolis saw one of the restaurant’s staff working behind its cash register wearing a neck brace and arm sling, he decided to take the worker’s photo and his story and share them on Facebook.

It turns out, the 18-year-old Chick-fil-A employee named Jakeem Tyler reported back to work just days after surviving a car accident. Tyler explained that he needed to work because, aside from personal needs, he also needed the money to feed the homeless for Christmas.

Retiring Manager Epically Roasts His Bosses in Honest Exit Questionaire

After 35 years of working at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 58-year-old Michael Stuban felt it was time for him to retire. Before he left, however, the mid-level manager decided to vent out some of his thoughts and feelings regarding his bosses — and he made sure everybody read it.

Using the exit survey, a standard questionnaire for those leaving their jobs in the U.S., Stuban unleashed a no holds barred critique of  the alleged poor management of his bosses who ran a commission that operates a toll highway.

Man Records All the Late Excuses His Co-Worker Uses For One Year Until He Finally Gets Fired

We may all have that one co-worker who always shows up late but never fails to impress everyone with their excuses.

One Redditor, Diondrems, documented in a spreadsheet all the ridiculous and overplayed excuses his co-worker used when he would be late if he even showed up at all. Diondrems works in tech support, a job that required him, and his co-worker, to be at work at 5 a.m.

Man Learns That Working at the Super Bowl is Literally The Worst

One man who worked the 50th Super Bowl this past Sunday as a concession stand worker lived to tell the tale.

Gabriel Thompson, “a freelance journalist in need of money,” described his experience as a concession worker at one of the biggest sporting events on Earth with approximately 71,000 fans in attendance. His insights reveal that a majority of the workers who made the 50th Super Bowl a success are overworked, undervalued and underappreciated.

Stunning Photos Show a Side of Asian Culture in America That Few Ever See

Although many Asians in America struggle to make a living, that doesn’t stop people from stereotyping them as being part of the “model minority.”

Cynthia Trinh, a 31-year-old activist and former intellectual property lawyer in Brooklyn, New York, is challenging Asian-American stereotypes with her first-ever photo series: “The Model Minority Reality.” Trinh told Mic:

Bumble Bee Tuna to Pay $6 Million to the Family of Man Cooked Alive in Factory Oven

Tuna company Bumble Bee Foods agreed earlier this month to one of the biggest workplace settlements in California history because of an accident that resulted in the death of one of their employees.

Bumble Bee Foods will pay $6 million for willfully violating worker safety rules in the death of 62-year-old employee Jose Melena, who was found dead shortly before 7 a.m. on October 11, 2012 in a 36-foot-by 54-inch steam oven that had been on for over two hours at Bumble Bee’s Santa Fe Springs facility, CBS Los Angeles reported on Wednesday.

Jedi or Sith: Which Side of the Force Are You on at Work?

As only true geeks would know, May 4 is a holy day for Star Wars fans, a holiday passed down a long, long time ago from a galaxy far, far away.

Yet, despite galactic protests, Star Wars fans still had to show up for work today. While they probably had to leave their lightsabers and brown Jedi (or black Sith) cloaks at home, the Force is always with them — after all, its energy surrounds us and binds us. The question is: when you are at work, what side of the force do you fall on?