After catching a burglary on tape, Carl Wallace, owner of Diablo’s Southwest Grill in Augusta, GA, did not act in anger. Instead, he turned to social media to address the burglar with empathy and a chance to improve their situation. Wallace offered up his personal phone number and the offer of a job, without punishment or involvement of the police.
Despite not reaching the burglar, the positive reception brought new diners to the restaurant, with people being eager to support Wallace’s values and positive outlook on life. We hope that this trend continues and that Wallace’s story encourages others to be more forgiving and graceful in the face of difficult circumstances.
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