Charles Ramsey has already been anointed as a true national hero following his heroic actions on behalf of three women kidnapped about a decade ago in the Cleveland area.
And he may soon be "lovin' it," as McDonald's tweeted a message on Tuesday honoring him for his efforts:
We salute the courage of Ohio kidnap victims & respect their privacy. Way to go Charles Ramsey- we'll be in touch.
â€” McDonald's Corp. (@McDonaldsCorp) May 7, 2013
So far, McDonald's has not said exactly what they will say to Ramsey or do for him (maybe give him free Mickey D's for life?). But it is known the tweet came in response to a comment he made in a viral video of him speaking about the ordeal with a reporter.
"I heard screaming, I’m eating my McDonald's, I come outside, and I see this girl going nuts trying to get out of the house,” Ramsey said in an invaluable bit of product placement for the fast food giant.
The Ohio man said in a 911 call and interview with local media that he heard screaming coming from a neighbor's home and went over to investigate, assuming that perhaps a domestic violence incident was underway.
But when he arrived at the home, he discovered instead that Amanda Berry, who had been missing since one day before her 17th birthday on April 21, 2003, was trying to escape her alleged kidnapper.
Ramsey helped open the door for Berry, and she was freed from her prison of 10 years, along with fellow kidnapping victims Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight, who went missing in 2002 and 2004, respectively, as well as a girl identified as Berry's 6-year-old daughter.
A video of Ramsey discussing his part in helping the women escape, along with audio of his call to 911 operators, have both gone viral as the nation learns about his heroic role in assisting them in getting free
The girls' disappearance captured the nation's attention when in it took place, but even Berry's mother, Louwana Miller, said less than two years after her disappearance that she had nearly given up hope that her daughter would be found alive, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper.
The revelation that the women had been found comes just four months after prison inmate Robert Wolford was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison after admitting that he falsely reported that he knew where Berry's body was buried. The false information led law enforcement authorities to escort Wolford to a lot in Cleveland that was excavated in a fruitless search for Berry's remains, the AP reported. And in September 2006, police dug under a garage floor while acting on an erroneous tip suggesting that DeJesus' body was buried there.
Click play below to watch the now-famous video of Ramsey discussing how he came to help the women escape their captor: