Credit: Boston Police Dept./Twitter Photo: Officer Brings Milk to Family in Lockdown

Is this not one of the best stories yet to come out of last week’s grim incident? Just after the Boston Marathon bombings, Facebook and Twitter accounts were not only pointing fingers at potential attackers, but users were also calling out Mr. Rogers’ words of wisdom that no matter how chaotic things get, you can always find kind people helping others. Officer John Bradley was one of those people who put others before himself.

Kevin Wells and his family were in lockdown during Friday’s intense manhunt for 19-year-old Suspect #2 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown, Massachusetts. Kevin’s 17-month-old son Holden was in dire need of milk, so when the boy’s grandmother kindly asked for assistance, Officer Bradley answered in kind.

“It just meant the world that he literally went out and got two gallons of milk," Holden's mother, McKenzie Wells, told Today.com. “We wanted to pay him, but he wouldn’t take money from us. He was just so generous."

The image of the delivery, snapped by Kevin as the officer approached the house, was shared on Kevin’s Facebook page and has since been shared by admirers more than 100,000 times. After it was tweeted out by the Boston Police Department, the image has been favorited over 1,400 times and retweeted over 2,500 times.

Its stories like these that restore our faith in humanity in the wake of such an unimaginable tragedy.

Source: Today, Twitter


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