A Police Officer Responded To A Call From An Upset Teen. What He Did Next Is Truly Amazing

May 9, 2014

13-year-old Cameron Simmons called the police because he was upset after fighting with his mom. Cameron told police he didn't want to live in the house with his family anymore.

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Officer Gaetano Acerra responded to the call.

"I said, 'You have it good, you have a roof over your head,'" said Acerra. "I told him I would try to help him out."   

But when he arrived, he noticed the boy didn't even have a real bed. He was sleeping on an inflatable mattress. In fact, Cameron didn't have nearly anything he needed for a bedroom.

"My heart went out for him," said Acerra. "I thought the little things that he needed I could give him, to make him a happier kid."

A few weeks after the call, Acerra showed up at Simmon's house with a truck full of gifts including a new bed, television, desk and Wii game system.

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"I didn't do this for publicity or to get people to notice me," Acerra said. "I did it because I could. It was the right thing to do and I think people should do things like this."

Source: WSMV.com

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