Two Black Women Pay for Police Officer's Breakfast and Leave Extremely Powerful Note for Him | 22 Words

A touching post has gone viral this week of a police officer revealing how 2 black women paid for his breakfast and left him a powerful note.

Keep scrolling to see what it said...

As thousands of people protest and riot against the unlawful death of George Floyd, tensions surrounding our police force have never been so high.

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On Monday, May 25th, a defenseless black man was killed while in a police restraint.

George Floyd was arrested and forced to the ground...

Where former police officer, Derek Chauvin, proceeded to kneel on his neck, while 3 other officers knelt on his back.

Footage of George's "arrest" quickly circulated on social media...

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And, in the highly distressing scenes, he could be heard begging with the officers to release him and repeatedly saying "Please, please... I can't breathe."

After nearly ten minutes, George was completely unresponsive.

An ambulance arrived and took the unconscious man to hospital but, devastatingly, he was pronounced dead upon arrival. He was only forty-six years old.

This kind of police brutality has been happening for centuries now...

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But George's death has sparked an outrage like never before.

Thousands upon thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest...

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And they are all marching for one thing: For the blatant racism and injustice in this country to be brought to an end.

Protests have been taking place all over the world.

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From the United Kingdom to New Zealand, the global solidarity has been incredible to see.

But things were quick to turn violent.

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Protesters became interweaved with rioters and, as they continue to clash with police, the scenes unfolding across our country have been becoming steadily more violent.

It's a truly terrifying time.

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But change needs to be done and, at the moment, this seems like the only way to make it happen.

The riots have been raging on...

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And several people - protestors, rioters, and police officers alike - have been badly injured.

Police officers have been forced to resort to violence in order to maintain the riots...

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And this has only fueled the nation's anger further.

But not all of these police officers have been turning to violence.

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In the last week, various stories have been emerging about the solidarity experienced between police officers and protestors.

Despite the ongoing issue with police racism, there is a staggering amount of genuinely heroic police officers out there...

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Footage of one of these officers went viral after he did something amazing at a protest.

At a protest in Houston, Texas, a little girl became quite upset at the sight of the police officers.

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5-year-old Simone Bartee was out protesting with her parents when she suddenly burst into tears.

The police presence evidently frightened the little girl...

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So one officer, who happened to be passing by at the time, decided to step in.

Then, Simone asked him something truly heartbreaking.

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"Are you going to shoot me?"

In a bid to reassure her, the police officer knelt down, put his arm around her, and said:

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"We're here to protect you okay? We're not here to hurt you at all. You can protest, you can party, you can do whatever you want."

The heartwarming moment has been quick to go viral online...

And many were quick to commend the officer for his kind-hearted actions.

This week, another heartwarming incident has come to light.

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Tennessee deputy Jody McDowell was left touched after 2 black women paid for his breakfast.

He was treated to his meal by the 2 strangers during a pit stop while on duty in Nashville.

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They didn't stop to speak to him directly, instead passing a note to the waiter.

McDowell shared a picture of the note to Facebook.

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"BLM, but so does yours. Thank you for your service. Breakfast paid," it read.

McDowell was left emotional over the gesture.

“I want to thank the two sweet black ladies who paid for my breakfast this morning," he wrote on Facebook. "While waiting for a transport to be completed, I decided to have breakfast at a Cracker Barrel near the Nashville airport. I received this note from them."

The post was flooded with comments praising the act of kindness from the 2 strangers.

"A big thank you to those two ladies that paid it forward. God Bless them." What an amazing story! For more like this, scroll on to see the moment a sheriff puts down his helmet and baton to walk with protestors...