LONDON — Pensioner Joe Bartley stole the internet’s heart when his advert seeking employment went viral last week.
The 89-year-old, suffering from loneliness after the death of his wife Cassie two years ago, wanted to find a part-time job to save him “from dying of boredom.”
Offers of work poured in for the former serviceman, who has now officially started a new role with a local restaurant.
Customers greeted Bartley with a round of applause at Cantina Bar and Kitchen in Paignton, Devon when he arrived to clock in for his first day of work. Read more…