Cinema Employee Loses Job After 30 Years – Moviegoers Offer Long Awaited Thank You To Take Him Off the Streets

Eric Glover, also known as “Fluffy” was a regular entertainer at a Morristown, New Jersey movie theater. He had been the ticket taker for over 30 years that was well-known for his impersonations, funny sound effects, and upbeat attitude. Everyone enjoyed his small, quirky acts.

Eric the ticket taker took pride in his job and enjoyed making customers laugh

Eric the ticket taker took pride in his job and enjoyed making customers laugh

Sadly, the movie theater was shut down and Eric temporarily lost his job. A short while later, the movie theater reopened, this time, under new ownership. Eric was thankfully rehired, only being allowed to work 2-3 shifts a week. Unfortunately, part time hours weren’t enough for the man to support himself.

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The man ended up losing his home and resorted to living in his car or at local shelters. Poor Eric was too embarrassed to tell him friends and family. He lived for 10 long months without a place to call home.

Eric had fallen on some bad luck and was living in his car for the past 10 months

Eric had fallen on some bad luck and was living in his car for the past 10 months

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When the regulars from the movie theater heard about the man’s misfortune, they were inclined to help. Lidia Udrija, a long-time movie goer, started a GoFundMe account so Eric could get back on his feet. Magically, the community had raised over $40,000 in just four days. That number continued to skyrocket until it reached just over $65,000.

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The comments and words of encouragement were enough to bring the man to tears.

“I donated because on my first date with my wife, Eric took my ticket, and made me smile,” one supporter wrote. “Then, hundreds of times, throughout my life, he did it over and over. It is a gift this man has given to thousands.”

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