Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Best Two Stories on the Internet Today: The Best Restaurant In Rome, and One of the Nicest Cops in America.

OH MAH GAWD I am completely verklempt. 


Rome restaurant serves up new attitude toward Down Syndrome. 

Rome restaurant serves up new attitude toward Down syndrome

And if that didn't make you cry, then read about the American policemen who threw a birthday party for an autistic boy who thought he had no friends. 

This is humanity:

"Pearson's Facebook post continued to spread, getting shared more and more until it reached the eyes of Pamela Ryan, girlfriend of Cambridge Police Officer Steven Bikofsky."

"My girlfriend is sensitive to children with special needs," Bikofsky explained.

"She showed me this post and she said, 'Oh my God, this poor woman. She's asking for people to send her son birthday cards.'"

Cambridge, MA Police Officer Steven Bikofsky with Logan

"As for Bikofsky, he said the bond between he and Logan definitely doesn't end here."

"In a year, there'll be a card for him in the mail," he said.

"He won't be forgotten. It's already on my calendar. We're taking him on as one of us."