Ill. cops help needy kids


My Matthew Walberg
Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Two years ago, Cook County Sheriff's Sgt. Charles Brazelton got a little misty-eyed as he watched the kid with the new bike ride off in a snowstorm.

"We had a 17-year-old kid that we donated a 10-speed bike for," Brazelton said. "He rode that bike home in the snow. He was so happy to get that bike. I had tears in my eyes -- I was more happy than he was."

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