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Posted: July 04, 2016

Mom captures touching moment when her 6-year-old son prays with police officers

By Lauren Grose

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —

Kelly Garza may have had one of the proudest mommy moments ever after seeing her 6-year-old son, Joshua, leading a prayer with three police officers.

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My sweet boy prayed over these officers, for safety and thanked them for their service. #BobEvans #ThankYou #BloodandBlue

Posted by Kelly R. Garza on Monday, June 20, 2016

Garza and Joshua had just finished eating breakfast at a Bob Evans in St. Petersburg, Florida. On their way out, her little boy confidently approached the police officers and held their hands as he sat at the end of the table.

“My sweet boy prayed over these officers for safety and thanked them for their service,” she wrote on her Facebook account.

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She took a picture as her son sat at the end of the table, holding the police officers’ hands and praying as he was taught.

“Joshua is being brought up in a very loving church, where he has learned that it’s OK to share his faith and that it’s an act of love to pray for others,” she wrote.

The St. Petersburg Police Department also shared the photo on Facebook.

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Officer Williams, Officer Blackshear and Officer Mitchell were honored to pray with this young man this morning.

Posted by St. Petersburg Police Department on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

“Officer Williams, Officer Blackshear and Officer Mitchell were honored to pray with this young man this morning,” it read.


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