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Waitress Who Worked A Double Shift With Her Baby Received A $1,000 Tip From A Country-Music Star

Many people who work in the service industry have to work more than people in other industries just to make ends meet. Servers often times make minimum wage, some of them even making less than that, and have to rely on their tips from customers to pay their bills.

Not everyone is a giving tipper, so the shifts can be long and grueling to hit their mark.

Serving is a truly hard job.

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While people think that waitressing is an easy gig, it's a lot of tiring and hard work.

Most serving shifts require you to be on your feet for hours on end and you also have to deal with customers who are never, ever happy.

We've all heard the horror stories of waiters and waitresses.

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Servers often share their scary stories of customers who send food back, complain to no end, and even leave without tipping at all.

Sometimes, people forget that servers are people, too.

When you have kids and a family at home, working is a priority.

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People who have kids need to make more than others, to support not only themselves but their children too.

This can make it hard to get shifts, especially if you don't have someone to help watch and care for your child while you're at work.

Some servers actually are forced to bring their child to work with them.

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When you can't afford childcare while you go to work, some people actually bring their baby to work with them in order to both work and be a parent at the same time.

It can be a hard balance.

Shirell Lackey understands this firsthand.

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Shirell Lackey, who works at a Waffle House in North Carolina, had to pick up a double shift in one day to make ends meet and pay the bills.

However, she had her daughter with her at the restaurant while she worked.

While working, she had a customer that she'll always remember.

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Lackey had a country music star come into the Waffle House and sit in her section.

The singer, who she wished to keep anonymous, found out that she was working the double and had her daughter there, too.

To her surprise, she was left a generous and thoughtful tip.

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On the $12 order and check, Lackey received a $1,000 tip from the singer. Not only did she get the best tip ever seen by a server on a $12 bill, he also gave her two tickets to an upcoming show he was having.

The singer said he "respected the mother."

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"He was like, 'I have to respect a mother that would do whatever it takes to support their child in a society where people don't even want to work anymore,'" Lackey told Fox 8 News.

While the country music singer remained anonymous, we have to solute him.

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A singer who is able to respect and recognize the hard work of a struggling mother is one that truly deserves respect and a solute.

We love a story with a happy ending!