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Police Officer Dresses As Spiderman at Boy’s Funeral

Police Officer Dresses As Spiderman at Boy’s Funeral

Five-year-old Joshua Garcia was buried at Laurel Land Memorial Park on Tuesday.

Josh drowned in a pool on April 2nd and it is believed to be a tragic accident.

Officer Damon Cole was the first to respond.

“It’s hard, because I really wanted to save that boy,” he said.

Joshua was wearing Spider-Man shoes and a Spider-Man shirt when Officer Cole pulled him out of the pool.

He later learned that the superhero was Joshua’s favorite, and the family planned to have a Spider-Man-themed funeral.

Officer Cole showed up in a Spider-Man costume for the funeral, so that Joshua could be laid to rest with his beloved superhero by his side.

Surrounded by more than a hundred people, Officer Cole stood as Spider-Man next to Joshua’s casket for the entire ceremony.

Joshua was also buried with a Spider-Man costume of his own.

The tribute has helped the family, and it’s even helped Cole to find peace.

 

 

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