This heartwarming Now This video is about Damon Cole, a police officer from Texas who spends his free time dressing up as different superheroes and visiting children with cancer.
Cole originally had the idea of using comic book superheroes to reach out to kids by adding a Superman logo to the front of his police uniform so that children wouldn’t be afraid to approach him. He then began visiting children living with serious illnesses dressed as their favorite superhero characters. Cole covers the cost of all his extensive traveling and the cost of his various costumes, one of which cost him $5,000.
Officer Cole has even arrested someone while in character! While attending a children’s safety fair, he discovered someone was stealing DVDs from a nearby Walmart so he stepped in to make an off-duty arrest while dressed as Batman.
You can catch more of Cole’s superhero deeds by visiting his Facebook page Heroes and Cops Against Childhood Cancer.
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