“I wanted to own a restaurant ever since I was a kid.”

Tim’s Place, a restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is named after a young man with Down Syndrome, Tim Harris.

Tim calls it “the world’s friendliest restaurant.” He works there six days a week and greets each customer at the door.

For StoryCorps, Tim sat down with his father, Keith, who helped him start the business in 2010.

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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Music Info: Flax by Fredrik from the Album Trilogi.

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Produced by Jasmyn Belcher
Facilitated by Chaela Herridge-Meyer
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