NYPD Officer Larry DePrimo Buys Boots for Homeless Man Video
A jesture of kindness which was captured by tourist Jennifer Foster of Florence, AZ., has gone viral and has touched the lives of so many and might just restore your faith in humanity!
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
Larry Deprimo…an officer with the NYPD who is assigned to the Sixth Precinct in West Village was on parole when he spotted a homeless man sitting on the sidewalk…he noticed that the man wasn’t wearing shoes…
He told sources that he remember the evening clearly…“It was freezing out and you could see the blisters on the man’s feet. I had two pairs of socks and I was still cold.”
Officer Deprimo began chatting with the homeless man and found out the man wore a size 12 in shoes.
It was getting late so Officer DePrimo hurried over to a Sketchers shoe store at about 9:30 p.m to buy the man some warm boots and thermal socks.
The manager of the store…Jose Cano, clearly remembered the evening as well telling sources that “We were just kind of shocked. Most of us are New Yorkers and we just kind of pass by that kind of thing. Especially in this neighborhood.”
As Deprimo began to pay for the boots which were $100.00…the store manger was kind enough to give him a discount. Cano…was also touched by the officers goodwill.
Deprimo, 25, then took the boots to the homeless man who he described as the most polite gentleman he had ever met.
As Deprimo helped him put on his new socks and boots…he said the man was “smiling from ear to ear.” He then offered to buy the man some coffee which he graciously declined and moved on down the street.
The photo of Deprimo’s “act of kindness” was posted on facebook and within hours it went viral…Deprimo was shocked and had no idea the photo had been taken.
NYPD Cop’s Story Might Just Restore Your Faith In Humanity! Watch Video Here