Young boy sells lemonade and snacks to buy new shoes: policeman helps him by giving him a pair

Mark Bennett

October 21, 2022

Young boy sells lemonade and snacks to buy new shoes: policeman helps him by giving him a pair
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It is not often that we hear about kind gestures and profound generosity, but there are good people in the world - you just need to be lucky enough to meet them. When this happens, it can really turn a bad day around.

The child we want to tell to you about here knows something about this:  this young man gave up an afternoon of play to earn money to get the money to buy a new pair of shoes. Then, he met a very special man. Here is the story:

via Newsner

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Please come and support Landen selling lemonade and cookies 🍪 on Hodge ave.

Pubblicato da Wendelyn Narvaez su Venerdì 2 settembre 2022

Landen is a boy from Connecticut and spent his summer afternoons selling lemonade and cookies in the street. His goal was to save the money he earned to buy a new pair of shoes. He set up a lemonade stand and his grandmother, Wendelyn Narvaez, helped her grandson with the rest. While the young vendor was busy selling his wares for $ 1 each, something special happened.

On an ordinary afternoon, a policeman, Joel Perez, passed by and noticed the child and asked him why he was running a lemonade stand. Landen replied that he was doing it in order to buy a new pair of blue shoes for school. This answer obviously touched the officer and led him to make a special gesture of kindness.

Please share. Landen faces is priceless, thanks 🙏 to officer 👮‍♂️ Perez. Ansonia PD. Officer ask Landen what he was...

Pubblicato da Wendelyn Narvaez su Venerdì 2 settembre 2022

After chatting for a while, the officer said goodbye to the boy and walked off. A few minutes later, however, he returned with a surprise in his hands.

"He came back to us with a new pair of shoes for my grandson," Landen's grandma wrote in a post. She continued: "He made my Landen really happy and the smile on his face was wonderful." Photos of the two have gone viral on the web and touched many users.

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Please share. Ansonia PD. Joel Perez. Helping for a great cost. Thank you 🙏 Mr. Perez for Getting Landen blue sneakers...

Pubblicato da Wendelyn Narvaez su Venerdì 2 settembre 2022

Officer Perez shared the photos taken by the child's grandmother and posted a message in which he talks about the experience, how special little Landen is and blesses him and his whole family. Deciding to do such a thing is not what many would do. In fact, it takes people with a very big heart to show such generosity.

We can only salute officer Perez and little Landen, and his whole family, the best for the future.

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