It’s a familiar scene. You’re running your daily errands, and hunger strikes. You don’t have time to spare, so you hit up the Chick-fil-A drive-thru. When you arrive, the line is wrapped around the restaurant. But you still get in the line, because you know you’ll get your food in no time.
By now, you have probably heard about the surprise homecoming of an army soldier in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Antonio Rodriguez of the 82nd Airborne Division returned home early from a deployment in Afghanistan and decided to surprise his family, including his pregnant wife, at their local Chick-fil-A.
When Truett Cathy opened his first restaurant in 1946, most businesses were closed on Sundays. The world moved at a slower pace then, but he remained steadfast about this “day of rest” — even after competitors began daily operations in the 1960s.