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Indiana man Bradley Reid Byrd’s wife, Nanette, got fired from Cracker Barrel after 11 years of service, and last week, the internet was having none of it.
After Byrd posted a query on the restaurant’s Facebook page last month asking why his wife was fired, on his birthday, the situation went viral, with the comments on Cracker Barrel’s Facebook and Twitter pages virtually hijacked by people demanding justice for Nanette. Since the incident, Cracker Barrel’s digital content engagement has increased by 226 percent, according to marketing tech company Amobee.