94-Year-Old Market Basket Bagger Gets $7,000 Check From Grateful Sources

Arthur St. John
Arthur St. John
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A 94-year-old part-time Market Basket bagger who was one of many workers to have hours cut received a paycheck from unexpected sources Friday.

Arthur St. John, who’s been working at the store the grocery store chain’s Stratham location in New Hampshire for 22 years, received a check for $7,166 from an online campaign by customers determined to help him keep paying his bills, Seacoast Online reported.

St. John reportedly cried when he received the check.

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He had previously told Seacoast Online that he’d been working since he was 16-years-old and really just wants to return to work.

“I’ve got to keep going. I’ll keep going somehow,” St. John said.