Johnson turned 80 on Monday and instead of having his usual Whataburger breakfast and coffee, the El Paso resident was surprised by vanilla cake and balloons from general manager Sal Saucedo and his staff. His family, including granddaughter Emma Carr, 18, was also there.
"His reaction was perfect," Carr told Chron.com. "He teared up. He's super humble. He doesn't expect anyone to do anything for him. He was just shocked that anyone thought of this. He considers the workers at Whataburger his family." read more at THE CHRON