With all of the doom and gloom covering the nation’s headlines these days, it’s good to know that there are still some heartwarming stories to tell! Case in point is this viral clip, courtesy of HLN, about an ordinary police officer who does an extraordinary favor for a young teenaged boy. We know that you’ll just love this inspirational duo!
Before we get into the thick of this tale, let’s all take a trip down memory lane together. Think back to your adolescence; unless you were prom queen, we’re betting that you, like most everyone else out there, found it to be a challenging time!
The pressure to succeed in school, get along with parents, and skirt potential dangerous peer pressure, all while dealing with those classic raging hormones, doesn’t make it an easy time for any kid! That’s why so many of them treasure their private sanctuaries—AKA their bedrooms!
Though there are children throughout the world that don’t have the creature comforts that the average American is used to enjoying, it’s easy to forget that there are many children in the U.S. who don’t even have a bed to sleep on at night.
Take 13-year-old Cameron Simmons of Sumter, South Carolina, for instance. This youngster put a call in to his local police station after having a disagreement with his mother. During that phone call, he told the operator that he didn’t want to live at home anymore.