‘I knew it was somewhere that I would be safe to run to, and if I was starving, I would be able to get fed,’ says Jamie West. May 26, 2023, 8:15 PM UTC A newlywed woman reflects on the kindness of one fast-food worker that helped her get to where she is today. Jamie West as a child. “I was born to two adults who should have had to apply for a license in order to procreate.
Then the Arizona CPS system in the ’80s was really bad. Like, really, really bad,” West says, adding that her time in that system led to some very dangerous situations. “I had been running away for a few years prior and by the time I was 12, I figured how to not run back into the system and how to stay out.”
, with other kids like her. “We slept underneath the Mill Avenue Bridge, and looked out for each other as best as we could.” Jamie West (right) as a teen. West says she can’t be sure of the exact location, but it was a White Castle somewhere in the South. She says other fast-food chains and restaurants would sometimes not even allow her entry into the building, but this time, things went very differently.
Drew Schmitt, 57, and Jamie West, 41, White Castle superfans.
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