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Boy, 11, Ties The Shoelaces Of An Honor Guard On 4th Of July

It always good to have some good deeds in your kitty. This Texas boy is recently being praised country-wide for jumping into a local Fourth of July parade and tying the shoelaces of an Honor Guard member.

Josh Brown, 11, from downtown Arlington, Texas was watching the annual two-mile Independence day parade when an officer asked him to help out.

An officer approached Brown and asked him to enter into the procession and tie the shoelaces of Officer Jerrick Wilson who was carrying an American flag in the parade.

Josh agreed in a split second and knelt down and tied the guard’s shoelaces as the crowd looked on.

Brown, who is an aspiring cop, said, ‘It kind of made me really nervous.’

Source – Facebook

Officer Wilson said on viral deed, ‘I needed help tying my shoe and it was a small gesture. I had a long way in the parade to go and it definitely saved me from dealing with a headache of worrying about my shoe coming off while carrying a U.S. flag.’

Source – Facebook

Wendy Smith clicked a picture of the sweet moment when the boy dashes into the parade.

She wrote, ‘The start of the parade and the color guard stopped – a child ran out and tied the American flag guys shoe. We need more of his type in the world!’

Source – Facebook

The post has since gone viral with 1,800 likes and over 1,600 shares.

The post also reached Chief Will Johnson of the Arlington Police Department. He shared it on Facebook and wrote: ‘Thank you Josh! We should all be so kind. I have a Chief Challenge coin for you.’

Source – Daily Mail

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Written by Anu Bansal