Terminally ill Calif. boy fulfills dream of being cop

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8-year-old Emilio Penn has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, and on July 3rd, his dream came true. With help from the National Latino Peace Officers Association Alameda County Chapter, Emilio, who has an inoperable brain tumor, was sworn in with the newest graduating class of the Oakland PD as an honorary officer.

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  2. California
  3. Cancer
  4. Child
  5. Oakland
  6. Officer for day
  7. National Latino Peace Officers Association

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