I can't remember exactly where I heard it, but it has stuck with me. One of the characteristics of a good deed is an act of kindness when no one is watching. A Times Square visitor was looking though, on the night that Officer Lawrence DePrimo took some time and his own money into a shoe store to help a barefoot and homeless man on a bitter, November New York night. The resulting photo has gone viral, and Officer DePrimo is now a reluctant hero. Hit read more to catch the entire story.

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