• Strangers come together to make a family surprise extra special

    By: DaShawn Brown

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - You won’t guess what happened when strangers came together to make a surprise extra special.

    A CMPD officer made good on his promise to an elementary school student and his family with a special vacation after the death of the student's father last month.

    [RELATED: CMPD officer surprises fourth-grader who lost father with family getaway]

    Elementary student Nija Cruz's mother said she was thankful for the generosity “for allowing us to do this thing we most probably were not going to do because my husband is not here.”

    >>> Check out the video above to see where the Cruz family went on a much-needed vacation and how it was all made possible. 

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