We all have our favorite meals – whether that be a cheeky McDonald’s, a roast dinner or a curry.

But I think if the vast majority of us had it every day for a decade, then we’d probably get sick to death of it.

Kirk Alexander has always been a lover of Domino’s pizza – to the point where he put in an order at his local takeaway where he lived in Salem, Oregon, every single day.

As Kirk ordered pizza from the same Domino’s every single day, people who worked there unsurprisingly began knowing him by his first name and knew to expect his order.

But back in 2016, when Kirk hadn’t ordered anything from the branch for 11 days, staff at the Domino’s became concerned that something was up.

As a result, the workers started to ask around.

The general manager of that particular location, Sarah Fuller, explained at the time: “A few of my drivers had mentioned that we hadn’t seen his order come across our screen in a while, so I went and looked up to see how long it had been since he last ordered and it was 11 days, which is not like him at all.”

The Domino's where Kirk ate all the pizza. Credit: Google Maps
The Domino’s where Kirk ate all the pizza. Credit: Google Maps

A delivery driver was asked to go around to check things out, reporting that ‘he wasn’t answering his door, but there [were] lights on’, Fuller said.

They could also hear Kirk’s TV on in the background too.

Something wasn’t right, so they called the police and asked them to investigate. When the Marion County Sheriff’s officers arrived at his house, they heard a man ‘calling for help from within the residence’ and broke the door down.

Alexander was in the house and ‘in need of immediate medical attention’. He was subsequently rushed off to hospital, where he was stabilised.

Staff from the pizza place even visited him in the hospital with flowers and cards – although no pizza.

He was acutely aware that he owed them a great debt of gratitude, but the pizza employees brushed that off.

“[He is] just an important customer that’s part of our family here at Dominos,” Fuller said.

Kirk Alexander was ill, but the pizza place employees came to help out. Credit: Facebook
Kirk Alexander was ill, but the pizza place employees came to help out. Credit: Facebook

“He orders all the time so we know him.

“I think we were just doing our job checking in on someone we know who orders a lot.

“We felt like we needed to do something.”

It’s not clear what was actually wrong with Alexander, but it’s not important. What is important is that some people were looking out for him, even if he didn’t really know them.

As for the Domino’s employees, they did get some thanks after an appearance on Good Morning America, where they were given some tickets for a group of them to go and see Captain America: Civil War.

But they are the true superheroes here.

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