At work, Reid Hagler says his goal is "to give excellent customer service and help the other employees when they need it."
walking through his section of Lowe's Hardware in Wilmington, he asks
everyone he passes if he can help them find something.
has worked there for only three months, and says that his
four-and-a-half years of previous experience at Home Depot prepared him
to hit the ground running at Lowe’s.
He was born prematurely, or as Reid calls it "a little medium rare.” Weighing only one pound seven-and-a-half ounces at birth, this led to hearing and vision loss.
Reid has overcome hurdles with previous employers, who did not fully believe in his capabilities. He always brings a strong work ethic to every job and wants to "show others that I can do the job just as well as anyone else can - disability or no disability, it doesn't matter."