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Monday, September 26, 2016

Boy Walks Into NC Police Station, Shocks Cops With What’s Around His Neck

A little black boy stumbled off of the street and into the Charlotte, North Carolina police station, shocking cops on office duty with what was around his neck. Before the boy could even say a word, one officer called for other cops to come out when she realized what else the child had in tow.

The nightmare for the boy began on Tuesday when he awoke to helicopters and sirens right outside his house when riots broke out in his neighborhood but had no way of understanding what was happening. The following morning, his mom, Deanna Hooker, was driving him to school when a breaking news report came on the radio that several police officers had been injured during the violent protests that woke her son the night before.

Deanna didn’t know that this news and unrest surrounding him had affected her son as much as it did. After becoming saddened that other people’s decisions were stealing the innocence her son, who had to see it and try to make sense of it, she was surprised when he approached her with what he wanted to do.

The boy had spent most of Wednesday thinking about the riots that have still not ceased, but that didn’t stop him from wanting to make a difference for those who risk their lives to ensure his safety. “He asked me if he could bring the police donuts and give them hugs for all they do,” Deanna wrote in a post shared by Love What Matters. He put his idea into action on his own with a little assistance from his mother who was so proud of her son when she saw the cops’ faces when the boy walked into the station.

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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you, son.

Anonymous said...

Awww

Anonymous said...

This will not be on CNN

Anonymous said...

What a sweet gesture!
Momma should be very proud of his son. He has done his Momma proud!!

Anonymous said...

All Americans regardless of the shade of skin need to take a hard look at these corrupt politicians on both sides of the isle. I love all true Americans. We are and will continue to lead the world in democracy. Martin Luther achieved so much just by staying civil it gave his movement credibility. This violence and looting has to stop it take validity away from what we all want. A chance at a living wage and a home to call our own. I am white but have family and friends of different race. I can say without a doubt I love them all. I can not stand lazy uneducated people stirring a racial divide. Americans come in all colors.

The cop thing is nothing more than part of the diversion to segregate America. Untied we stand divided we will surely fall.

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful story about real people

Anonymous said...

Then the good ones need to speak up, and refuse some orders while they are at it. Towns like Ferguson, AL hit by the economic crisis have been balancing their failing budgets with petty fines against the poorest people. You have a higher chance of winning a case if the defendant can't afford a lawyer and that is what advancement is based on so it becomes the status quo. Between that and a new shooting of an unarmed black man every week something needs to change or I fear the police will become targets.
Trump is right, we need to be a nation of law and order, but the people that ripped this country off in 2008 need to be the first to go.