When New York Police Department officer Larry DePrimo was cold wearing two pairs of wool socks and combat boots, he couldn't imagine how freezing a barefoot man asking for change in Times Square felt. Deprimo purchased thermal socks and insulated winter boots to give to the man, and a chance photo of the officer's act of kindness has since gone viral.
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The generous gesture was captured by an Arizona tourist and then sent to the NYPD which shared the snapshot on their official Facebook page.
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Since posting on Tuesday, the photo has received more than 75,000 shares and 321,000 likes.
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