Sean Tanner died in October, making this Christmas the primary one the police officer’s household would rejoice with out him.
However the household made certain he wouldn’t be forgotten.
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His older sister, Brittany Garcia, gifted their mother and father a custom-made teddy bear dressed as a police officer. The bear had included a recording of his voice.
Garcia posted a video of their mother being overcome with emotion after opening the current on Christmas Eve.
“My little brother died to start with of October, for Christmas I acquired my mother and father a construct a bear in a police uniform (he was a cop) together with his voice,” she wrote.
The touching video went viral and has been retweeted greater than 73,000 instances.
Garcia responded to the eye her household’s video was receiving on-line, thanking these sending well-wishes to her household.
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She defined that whereas her brother did work as a police officer for China Lake Police Division in California, he didn’t die within the line of responsibility.
The sister additionally addressed criticism she obtained on-line over the video, saying that listening to Sean’s voice just isn’t like “ripping open a wound.”
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“My household has a necessity to listen to his voice, it’s not ripping open a wound (like individuals have mentioned) as a result of our wound hasn’t closed and possibly by no means will. My mother LOVES her present!” she wrote.
Garcia added that her favorite second of the touching video is one which many individuals won’t discover.
It’s on the finish of the video, when her younger son says, “Sean’s in heaven.”
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