New York Police Officer Gives Boots to Homeless Man

A photo of the police officer's act of generosity has become an online sensation.
1:07 | 11/29/12

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It's the holiday season -- is worry about what what can you gave me but it's nice to see stories of of -- true Philanthropic be and and -- just thinking outside of themselves we want to show you this photo that's kind of gone viral. And it's -- -- police officer. I'm putting some some boots on a homeless man right outside of Times Square this this officer's name is Lawrence Dupree -- had no idea. That's a tourist from Arizona was taking this photo she then posted it on video -- police department official FaceBook page -- -- -- announced in late on Tuesday by Wednesday it had been viewed one point six million times. Nearly 275000. Like so this officer came upon -- homeless man disappeared person and then came back. With a pair of boots he went into any area shoe store. And the officer says that he has kept every seat. 475 dollars in his best consented to remind him that sometimes people have it worse. While I love that story -- -- -- -- -- -- any saves -- -- -- your cold and snow command and all that so well well done sir New York's finest to say the least.

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