It’s a day this heroin addict will never forget.
The day a compassionate exchange with a police officer left the individual clean and restored his faith in humanity.
The 30-year-old recovering addict wanted to share his heartfelt experience about the Portland officer from Maine with everyone. So the man’s thank you letter was posted by Portland Maine Police Department on their Facebook page at the request of the author.
The writer wanted to stay anonymous but what we do know is that he was at a desperate moment in his life when he met police officer, Sean Hurley.
The individual describes their conversation and how Hurley became a hero, at a time when the possibility of suicide seemed real.
“His compassion, vulnerability, and inherent goodness just blew me away,” he wrote.
Last month, the man ended up on the streets after getting kicked out from a friend’s house with only the clothes on his back. Things got worse for the individual as a “shady couple” approached him and wereRead More »from How a police officer's compassion made a difference to a heroin addict