Noah had a letter in his hand and more carefully goes and gives it to Officer Benitez in hand. As soon as he reads it, he immediately gets up from where he was sitting.
Noah is from Florida and is 9 years old. He wants to become a police officer when he grows up because he thinks they do a great job of defending the country.
It was “Bring your kid to work” day at the restaurant where Noah’s mom works so she decided to bring him with her that day. He saw many people enter the office when suddenly an officer came.
Benitez had just entered the restaurant and this was the moment when he would do something wonderful for him.
The boy approached his mother and asked her if she could pay the officer for lunch. Amanda was surprised by her son’s wish. When she asked him why he was doing this he said he greatly appreciated his work and just wanted to thank him.
The waitress gave him the bill and with the help of his mother, he paid it and left a note “I want to be you when I grow up. Thank you for your service. ”
Noah approached the officer and handed him the bill. He was shocked at first and when he saw the message he was touched and shook Noah’s hand.
Amanda took a picture of the two together which was shared by the Lakeland Police Department. Along with it, they wrote: “Well Noah, you touched all of our hearts today. Your support means so much to all the men and women who wear uniforms every day. ”
The officer thanked Noah and his mother very much and said “[Noah] meant everything. He meant I was supposed to get up every morning and put on this uniform and go out there and do what I’m doing. Do you know? That means I have to keep trying to be a good example for all those guys, ”