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Touched by the plight of a homeless man forced to walk several hours a day to his job, a Kansas police officer stepped up with a gesture that brought the man to tears. Touched by the plight of a homeless man forced to walk several hours a day to his job, a Kansas police officer stepped up with a gesture that brought the man to tears.
ROELAND PARK, Kan. -

Touched by the plight of a homeless man forced to walk several hours a day to his job, a Kansas police officer stepped up with a gesture that brought the man to tears.
    
Roeland Park officer Zack Stamper says he was just doing his job last week when he gave Samuel Meixueiro a bicycle to ride to and from the man's work as a liquor store cashier. Stamper threw in a duffel bag that replaced the man's suitcase with a broken zipper.
    
The kindness drew tears from Meixueiro, who says he's been staying in a church while trying to save money for an apartment.
    
Stamper's gesture came after he first met Meixueiro in a park while responding to a report of a suspicious person.

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