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Paradise traffic control flagger gains traction online for acts of kindness

A traffic control flagger in Paradise is getting a lot attention on Facebook for his small acts of kindness.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 10:31 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 10:31 PM

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incident. ### a traffic control flagger in paradise is getting a lot attention on facebook for his small acts of kindness. action news now reporter laura eng shows us why his moves are making an impact. all the folks that smile and wave i try to remember everybody's face. sometimes, a small act of kindess, can be a powerful thing. one person can make a difference for everybody. traffic control flagger marcus mitchiner has a front row view of the rebuilding progress in paradise. a lot of people are out here doing their own personal thing, checking on their homes and seeing where the progress of their homes are at. but he's got a few tricks up his sleeve, bringing some extra positivity to the town while on the job. i dance, do little fortnite dances for the kids. (seeing him dance) it's like-*dance* mitchiner's biggest fan, colby gomes, passes by the flagger nearly everyday. you go home and you talk about it with the family. you see that guy? and the kids talk about oh we love him! he's just like*dab*. (marcus dabs) it's the small things like that that make people's days, camp fire survivor wendy gomes says. without fail we know we're going to see marcus and he's going to put a smile on everybody's faces. it makes a huge difference. laura: total traffic control said marcus waves to about 1,000 customers at this intersection every single day. gomes shared a photo of marcus on facebook that's now received more than one- thousand likes. that surprised me a little bit, that did surprise me that there were so many likes. i guess people are just looking for the positive. i love my job, there's nothing more than what i'd rather be out here doing bringing joy and happiness to the folks in paradise. laura: total traffic control said their employees will still remain out here for another few months as the debris continues to get cleared. reporting in paradise, laura eng, action news now. ### total traffic contro* said they have about 140 employees working throughout
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