Orem officer stops parade to make balloon animal for boy with autism

Posted at 3:56 PM, Jun 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-23 18:19:10-04

OREM, Utah – This video warmed our hearts and it is sure to brighten your day.

According to the YouTube video posted by mrsmikeysage, an Orem officer stopped during a parade to make a balloon animal for a boy with autism.

The animal doesn’t seem to turn out the way the officer planned but it doesn’t make the moment any less heartfelt.

The YouTube video description states:

“The cop initially was going in for a high-five as he was driving by, but he saw that the little boy shut himself down emotionally so he stopped, turned off his bike, and started making him a balloon animal.”