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Jaipur Police Made A 10-Year-Old Their Commissioner For A Day To Make His Wish Come True

Girish Sharma grew up wanting to catch thieves, but is now battling life-threatening kidney infections. Here's the adorable story of what happened when he got to live his dream for a day.

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This is Girish Sharma. He's 10 years old and suffers from severe kidney problems.

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Girish is from Sirsa, Haryana, where his father works as a food vendor. For the past month, the father and son have been in Jaipur, where Girish has been receiving treatment at the J.K. Lon Hospital. Make-A-Wish – a foundation that grants the wishes of terminally unwell children – visited Girish at the hospital and he told them his greatest dream: to be a police officer.

Make-A-Wish asked Jaipur's police force for help making Girish's dreams come true. The real commissioner, Janga Rao, was happy to vacate his post for a day.

Mr. Rao was heartened to hear that a little boy wanted to grow up and be a policeman.

Girish was driven around in a white ambassador and given complete VIP treatment by Jaipur's force. They welcomed him with a guard of honour salute and gave him tours of the Gandhi Nagar police station as well as the commissioner's office.

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And, of course, he did a lot of heart-melting marching and saluting.

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Girish's father, Jagdish Sharma, told ANI News that he didn't expect Girish to survive as long as he has. He added that they are now hoping for a full recovery, albeit with years of medication.

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And here's hoping for a speedy recovery for India's newest policeman Girish, who is brave and strong and already winning battles of his own.

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