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Parker is serving roughly 100 customers a day since opening on Tuesday.“Business is booming,” Parker’s dad, Alan, told TODAY Parents .But for Parker, the stand isn’t just about making money. The middler schooler, who moved to Utah from Georgia in June 2017, has had trouble making new friends.
“This is a way for Seth to meet other people,” Alan told TODAY Parents. “Before this, he was sitting inside watching TV and playing video games by myself. The transition has been tough."Alan is happy to report that local kids are coming around to admire his son’s stand, which is located outside The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Seth chose the location because there’s shade and a parking lot for customers to pull into.)“Seth has always been a little shy,” Alan said. “Running a business is helping him a lot with communication. I’m very proud of him.”
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