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Offbeat Woman with disability says nail salon turned her away, Walmart cashier paints her nails on break

22:06  07 august  2018
22:06  07 august  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

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Walmart employee Ebony Harris painted a customer's nails during her break after hearing the woman was turned away from a nail salon because of her disability. © Courtesy of Tasia Smith Walmart employee Ebony Harris painted a customer's nails during her break after hearing the woman was turned away from a nail salon because of her disability.

After a woman with cerebral palsy said she was denied service at a nail salon, a Walmart employee stepped in to help. 

Ebony Harris, a cashier at a Walmart store in Burton, Michigan, offered to paint Angela Peters' nails on her break. A nail salon reportedly turned Peters away because her hands sometimes shake, and "she moves too much," bystander Tasia Smith shared on Facebook

Peters, who uses a wheelchair, is a regular customer at the store, and Harris has helped her shop before, she told ABC News

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Harris created an impromptu nail salon in a restaurant in the Walmart . Cashier steps in to give wheelchair-bound woman a manicureEbony Harris says she painted customer Angela Peters' nails to "make her day Peters said she felt happy when Harris was doing her nails and the two were talking.

A disabled woman who says she was turned away from a nail salon in Walmart received a manicure after all, but not from a traditional nail technician, CBS affiliate Harris sat Peters down to do her nails and Tasia Smith, who works inside the Walmart 's Subway, took photos the private manicure session.

"I just wanted to do her nails and I didn’t want her day to be ruined," Harris told ABC.

Harris helped Peters select a nail polish color at the store and the two set up a DIY manicure station at a cafe table. Tara Aston, a spokesperson for Walmart, said the company couldn't be more proud of Harris. 

"Ebony simply wanted to make sure our customer’s day was special, and that’s the kind of person she is — someone with a wonderful attitude who goes the extra mile each day to make those around her feel important," Aston said in a statement on behalf of Walmart. "We’re not surprised at her act of kindness." 

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Walmart cashier Ebony Harris painted Angela Peters' nails after the woman , who has cerebral palsy, was turned After overhearing the interaction, Walmart cashier Ebony Harris offered to paint Peters' nails After she got her nail stuff, we just sat down at Subway and I painted her nails ," Harris said .

Walmart cashier paints nails of a wheelchair-bound woman denied service at salon . A wheelchair-bound Michigan woman was turned away from a nail salon

Smith, who works at a Subway inside the Walmart, captured the interaction in two photos she shared on her Facebook.

Smith said Harris was "so patient" with Peters, who "barely moved" and "was just so sweet."

She also vowed not to return to Da-Vi Nails, the salon she said turned Peters away. The nail salon is also located inside the Walmart. The business' phone line was temporarily disconnected as of Tuesday morning.

Peters said she doesn't want anyone at the business to be fired, but she does want people to know people with disabilities enjoy getting their nails done like anyone else.  

"I forgive the nail people for not doing my nails ...  I don't want anyone fired at the nail salon, I just want people educated," Peters said in a statement posted on Facebook on Thursday.  

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