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Video: Georgia Trooper's Touching Gesture Helps Orphaned Siblings

November 05, 2015  | 

VIDEO: Georgia Trooper's Touching Gesture Helps Orphaned Siblings

A Georgia State Patrol Trooper went above and beyond the call of duty after four Morgan County children lost both of their parents as they were getting ready to trick-or-treat Saturday, reports WSBTV.

Donald and Crystal Howard left their home in Newborn to buy face paint and Halloween candy. They were killed instantly when their SUV flew off the road and hit a tree.

Trooper Nathan Bradley arrived at the home to break the news of the tragedy.

"Unfortunately, I was greeted by four children in full costumes," Bradley said.

With their grandmother's permission, Bradley didn't tell the children, who ranged in age from 6 to 13, that their parents had died, until the grandmother arrived from Florida the next morning.

Bradley treated Justin, Amaya, Damien, and Travion to dinner, movies, and Halloween candy at the Monroe State Patrol post followed by a sleepover.

"The whole purpose was to preserve their Halloween," said Bradley said.

Bradley also started a GoFundMe page for funeral expenses so that Crystal and Donald can be buried in Florida, where the children are moving in with grandparents.


Comments (2)

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Tbow426 @ 11/5/2015 6:45 PM

You make me proud to call you brother.

S.S. @ 11/6/2015 9:30 AM

A truly inspirational story. Trooper Bradley outstanding job. I can't imagine having to break the news to those kids. You went above and beyond the call of duty to help these kids out. I don't think I'll ever forget this story. Yes and of course no mainstream meadia, sharpton, obama, and etc. ect. Great story.

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