May 29th, 2014
01:56 PM ET

Police Officer Saves 3-Year-Old's Birthday

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a Florida police officer saves one boy's birthday after his mother is robbed. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

A mom in Jacksonville, Florida, had her car stolen recently with a birthday present for her son inside.

Officer Derek Pratico was dispatched to the scene and decided to do something  generous when he saw the woman couldn't afford to buy more presents.

The next morning, he bought the boy a toy police car, a cake and a card.

The officer also bought the mom a $100 gift card to help get her back on her feet.

"It's just the right thing to do," Officer Pratico said.  "It's just the way I was raised."

See the full story at CNN affiliate WTLV.


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  1. Lmatswayi

    it was some thing worth doing

    May 31, 2014 at 12:52 am | Reply

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