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Instead Of Ticketing Her For Not Having One, A Michigan Cop Bought This Young Mom A Car Seat

“It changed my life, I'm never going to forget him and neither will my daughter.”

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DeLorenzo explained to Officer Hall that she couldn't afford to buy a car seat. Officer Hall told her DeLorenzo to meet him at the nearby Walmart.

Officer Hall used his own money to by a booster seat for DeLorenzo's five-year-old daughter. The Emmett Township Department of Public Safety posted the wonderful act of paying it forward on their Facebook page.

Officer Hall told reporters it was the easiest $50 he ever spent. "A ticket doesn’t solve the situation. What solves it is the child being in a booster seat like she she should be," Hall said.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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