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Cop Calms an Autistic, Potentially Suicidal Teen in Viral Photo

Officer Tim Purdy of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department soothes a potentially suicidal and autistic teenager in a photo that has gone viral. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department) A photo of a police officer in North Carolina, sitting on the ground and soothing an autistic and potentially suicidal teenager has sparked wide appreciation on the internet. The photo, posted by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police…