Mom offers $500 to passing motorists to give daughter a job
Linda Smith, 61, said her daughter, Lisa, has been looking for work for months to no avail. After the younger Smith spent years caring for her mother following a debilitating car crash, Linda Smith said the sign — and the money — was the least she could do to help.
The elder Smith was struck by a drunk driver on her way to work in 1996 and the force of the impact left her with what doctors termed a mild case of dementia. She no longer could recall dates, places and had trouble with her motor skills, making her unable to work.
The younger Smith returned to California from a stint in South Korea as a commercial model to care for her ailing mother. The pair got by on what money the younger Smith could earn part time, the elder Smith’s disability and a federal stipend the daughter was granted for serving as her mother’s caregiver.
A good daughter doing what any good kid would do for a parent in need. Wish the best for both mother and daughter.