Hero Cop in Viral Photo: Crowd Was Laughing at Man

Lawrence DePrimo calls experience with homeless man 'humbling'

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 30, 2012 8:25 AM CST

(Newser) – The NYPD officer who became an Internet hero after buying boots for a homeless man says he was spurred to action when he saw people laughing at the man on the 35-degree night. "I went up to him and said, 'Where are your...   Read full story »

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