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This Mother of a Slain Officer Cooks a Christmas Meal Annually for Other Police Officers

A mother of a slain police officer in Washington, DC, makes a Christmas feast annually and invites as many police officers as will fit in her house. This sweet gesture is what the holiday season is all about! And it has the added bonus of making her feel connected to her son and his line of work.

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INSPIRING AMERICA: For 20 years, this mother of a slain police officer has cooked holiday meals (with her late son's favorite dishes) for 100s of his fellow officers. But this year's event will be her last, and to say thanks, those she has served are now honoring her. #InspiringAmerica

Posted by NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt on Wednesday, December 14, 2016