10-year-old connects with officer injured in Capitol riot after writing him a letter

10-year-old connects with officer injured in Capitol riot after writing him a letter

1/13/2021 10:13:00 PM

10-year-old connects with officer injured in Capitol riot after writing him a letter

A D.C. Police officer thanked a fourth grader from Montana for her kindness after she wrote him a get-well letter following a harrowing scene during the Capitol riot.

Scott StumpOne of the more harrowing images from last week's violent riot at the U.S. Capitol depicted a bloodied police officer pinned between doors by the mob as he tried to fight off rioters.More than a thousand miles away, a 10-year-old fourth grader from Billings, Montana, was in tears when she saw the scene. Emma Jablonski then decided to write the officer a get-well note.

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WatchTODAY All Day! Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long."Dear Officer, I’m Emma, and I’m 10 years old. I hope you heal from being crushed," she wrote."I feel bad for you. Those people are really bad hurting you. I hope you and your family are nice and healthy. When I saw the video on CNN about people crushing you with a door I almost cried. Get well. — Emma."

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how about the officers injured or murdered during BLM protests...any kids reaching out to them ...idiots I watched this earlier today. It was so inspiring. That young girl will go places! This is the sweetest thing I've seen all day. 🥰 The events of Jan 6th 2021 at the Capitol were not riots. The people who caused it were not rioters. They were terrorists who assaulted the Congress and a constitutional process. Words matter. RT

Sweet 🥰 What a beautiful thing to do. I’m so glad she was-able get her letter to the police officer. This 10 yr old is teaching all how to be the adult in the room! This wouldn't have happened if his fellow officers stood their ground and didn't welcome the terrorists into the building.