Sometimes the smallest gestures mean the most, especially in times of tragedy; it’s why we bring food to those in mourning and offer up hugs instead of platitudes. For six police officers in Kentucky mourning the loss of their fallen fellow officer--state trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder, who was shot and killed after a traffic stop turned into a chase--a random act of kindness came in the form of free ice cream.
People from across the country mourn the loss of Kentucky State Police Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder.MORE: http://shout.lt/bc7mJPosted by WAFF-48 on Friday, September 18, 2015
People from across the country mourn the loss of Kentucky State Police Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder.MORE: http://shout.lt/bc7mJ
After trooper Ponder’s funeral, which was attended by thousands, the six officers went to a local McDonald’s to eat together before they dispersed. It was there that 5-year-old Isabella from Elizabethtown used her allowance to buy all of the officers ice cream to comfort them and thank them for their service. Isabella’s mom snapped a photo of the heartwarming moment and, as WSB-TV reports, Isabella now wants to invite all of the officers to her birthday party in the spring.
Thanks to this fine young lady who used her allowance to treat us to ice cream today after the funeral services. We...Posted by Eric Homan on Friday, September 18, 2015
Thanks to this fine young lady who used her allowance to treat us to ice cream today after the funeral services. We...
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