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Social Media Allows Story To Go Viral

Social Media Allows Story To Go Viral

A touching story of forging friendships between an Independence (MO) Police Department motor officer and three boys. This story comes from Fox 4 News in Kansas City.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — It started with a lunch trip to Chick-Fil-A and ended with an unlikely friendship. You might’ve seen a picture floating around Facebook or Twitter of an Independence police officer spending his lunch break with three boys.

Not only has the picture gone viral, much more has developed beyond the lens. Officer Lewis Logan has an important task. He has three tiny people he needs to question.

“Hi. Hi. How are you?” Officer Logan asked.

“Hi Officer Logan,” four-year-old Finley Leiboult said.

Before this week, officer Logan had never met the Leiboult boys.

Read more and watch the video here.

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