Perhaps this video will make you want to perform a similar act of kindness today.

A Louisville, Ky., Qdoba is one disabled woman’s favorite restaurant. While no one knows her name, she’s a regular to that particular Qdoba, and the employees are familiar with her typical orders: a taco salad with hot sauce and cheese for lunch, and a burrito with hot sauce and cheese for dinner.

Usually, the woman will be dropped off by a bus that assists people with disabilities, and will wait for someone to help her inside. Recently, one Qdoba employee, Ridge Quarles, helped the disabled woman into the restaurant as usual — then something sweet and unexpected occurred.

Quarles told WAVE3 News: “I had helped her through [the] line and sat her out in the lobby, got her a drink, got her utensils and napkin and kind of started to walk off and I was like, you know, ‘Is there anything else I can help you with?’ and she turned around and she was like, ‘Sir, if you don’t mind could you help me eat?’”

Quarles thus helped the woman eat, and a bystander, Dr. David Jones, caught it on video.

“He didn’t stop to think about, ‘Well, should I help her, should I not,’ he just went over, put the gloves on and started feeding her,” Jones said.

According to the CDC, some 20 percent of U.S. adults have a disability — that’s a big chunk of the population, yet many go unnoticed. Regular, healthy people often forget that society isn’t always built for people with disabilities, who must often rely on the kindness of strangers to get through the day. That being said, next time keep your eyes and ears open for someone who may need a helping hand due to a disability.

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