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He Attended A 5-Year-Old’s Funeral As Spider-Man — Then They Found Out Who He Was

In April 2016 last year, a boy named Joshua who hailed from Fort Worth in Texas, United States was found dead and muddy in a pool near their backyard. He had drowned.

Officer Damon Cole tried to revive him, but to no avail. When a funeral was organised for the boy, Damon decided that Joshua needed a greater send-off.

The boy was wearing Spider-Man merchandise when he was found. His family asked Damon if he could dress as the superhero himself to honor his memory. The police officer agreed.

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Damon wore a Spider-Man costume for the real superhero, Joshua’s sake.

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Damon has placed his pride aside just for Joshua and his family.

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