Surrey RCMP reward senior who patiently waited to take picture with Mounties

May 3 2019, 10:57 pm

An elderly man who waited nearly 30 minutes to take a photo with Mounties at the Surrey Vaisakhi parade received a special copy of the picture from RCMP today.

Last week, Twitter user A. Thakar shared the photo of the man online, saying that he waited 20 minutes to take a photo with the Mounties. However, the senior didn’t have a camera and Thakar snapped the photo for him.

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“He just wanted the honour of standing alongside two @SurreyRCMP members. I’m sharing his picture as a reminder that simple photo opp can mean so much,” wrote Thakar, on Twitter.

Surrey RCMP retweeted the photo, saying they were looking to identify the man so they coukd send him a copy of the photo.

The man was identified and today, Surrey RCMP announced that Mr.Brar was gifted a copy of the photo he took with Mounties.

“Thanks to all who made this moment a reality & demonstrated how social media can be a force of good,” wrote Surrey RCMP on Twitter.


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