by McGuire | December 29, 2015 2:19 pm
Little 9-year-old Ethan Vincent had always looked up to his brave policeman father growing up. His dad always seemed so willing to help out everyone in their community, and he always told his son to do the right thing.This one might just break your heart:
So when Ethan’s father, Senior Trooper Steven Vincent, was killed in a routine traffic stop, little Ethan was inconsolable. The community grieved together at the loss of what countless people called the pointless killing of an honorable officer, a great father, and an all-around “good guy.”
But even though Vincent was gone, his grieving widow knew that she wanted to do something to honor his memory. That’s when she contacted the amazing artist and photographer April Reeves, and after taking some photos of the little boy holding his father’s flag and wearing his hat, Reeves knew she wanted to add something else to the photos.
Using the help of Vincent’s Police Force, Reeves managed to surprise the grieving family in the most incredible way imaginable. They loved the finished product, and when you see Ethan standing proudly with his father, it becomes obvious that though he may be gone, he will never be forgotten!
Please look through the touching photos below.
This is one family that will never leave my thoughts or prayers.
May your father’s courage always be with you, young Ethan.
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