Barran’s Bears: How police are spreading cheer to kids. #WATWB

One sheriff’s department is going above and beyond the call of duty, using stuffed animals to comfort kids in traumatic situations. Deputy Turner Barran, of Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, talks about the impact of Barran’s Bears.

https://www.today.com/video/barran-s-bears-how-police-are-spreading-cheer-to-kids-1429821507843

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13 Comments »

  1. This is such a touching story; made me feel all warm and fuzzy, that the police officer who was given a stuffed animal as a kid wanted to pass on the aloha to traumatized kids today. What a beautiful gesture and lovely example of giving back. Thank you, boys and girls in blue! Mahalo for sharing this story.

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  2. This is a wonderful story to cheer the hearts of the young, and the young at heart. Great promo for Sherriffs and the good work they do too. Thanks for sharing and being part of our blogfest, from me and the other cohosts.

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