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South Carolina Officer Buys Bed, TV, Wii System for Poor Teen

May 09, 2014  | 

A Sumter, S.C., police officer went above and beyond for a 13-year-old boy.

A few weeks ago, 13-year-old Cameron Simmons called Sumter police because he was upset after fighting with his mom. The teenager told police he didn't want to live in the house with his family anymore.

Officer Gaetano Acerra responded to the call.

The officer brought Simmons home, and realized the boy didn't have a real bed. In fact, Simmons didn't have nearly anything he needed for a bedroom, WIS TV reports.

"My heart went out for him," said Acerra. "I thought the little things that he needed I could give him, to make him a happier kid."

A few weeks after the call, Acerra showed up at Simmon's house with a truck full of gifts.

Tags: Sumter (S.C.) PD, Officer Kindness

Comments (3)

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Ima Leprechaun @ 5/9/2014 6:13 PM

When I married for the first time I inherited two wonderful boys. One lived with his mother and one with his father. Once we were married I sought out custody for the boy living with his dad because he was sleeping on the floor, was not being fed and the home he was in had no heat or electricity. The other son was with his mother and came with the marriage and I made him feel right at home too. The older boy had never had his own room, bed or clothes. I made sure both boys had separate rooms and everything I had when I was their age including an over abundance of love. The settings do make the man.

AJ @ 5/9/2014 9:27 PM

But having Second Amendment Rights to Protect Loved Ones is evil? Because everyone who disagrees is some how a Gun nut or a Nut job. Or a member of the Evil GOP? But a large majority of people on the Hard Left, want Taxpayers to pay for the Schooling, Feeding and Housing of Illegal Aliens. Yet they don't do with their own money? They want to redistribute the wealth of the Middle Class, and Give it to poor Nations Elites. But the 000.1% Doesn't want to live humbly. The Globalist Ruling Class doesn't want to take care of the problems in their own backyard. They'd rather create chaos, and gain more power.
In the end it makes it more difficult for people who take care of others like Officer Gaetano Acerra, because the USA is getting poorer and poorer. Soon all will live in Poverty! Even worse than Mexico! The Ruling Class will have Fortresses and the rest will live in Shanty towns!

Ima Leprechaun @ 5/10/2014 2:56 AM

Perhaps a little adjustment on your much needed Paranoid Schizophrenia medication. There is nothing in this article to do with guns or whatever you are ranting about.

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