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Coffee stand still healing after Sgt. Moore's death

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Baristas at The Lean Bean say they miss their regular customer, Sgt. Greg Moore, who was killed in the line of duty. Baristas at The Lean Bean say they miss their regular customer, Sgt. Greg Moore, who was killed in the line of duty.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

It's been almost a year since the small community of Coeur d'Alene was shaken by the passing of one of their police officers, Sergeant Greg Moore. 

Many Coeur d'Alene residents say they've been impacted by Sergeant Moore. At a coffee stand  called "The Lean Bean," the baristas say they miss their friend, who stopped in every day.

Ashely Seibold says she sees a lot a familiar faces at her coffee stand. One regular she could always count on was Moore. 

"He got a 16 ounce chai with an extra scoop of chai. Every single day," Seibold said. 

He'd stop by on his beat for that cup of chai and they occasional bagel. More importantly, he'd check to make sure the girls were safe. Seibold said when they opened the stand in the very early hours of the morning, he would come and stay with them. 

One morning, however, he didn't show up. 

"I woke up to a text message, and I didn't think it was real," Jessi Gibbons said. 

That text explained that Moore had been shot in the line of duty. He would later die in the hospital. Gibbons had just made plans to play on Moore's co-ed softball team. 

"We were so shocked when we found out it was him. We kept checking in on his family," Seibold said. 

The women who work at the Lean Bean say Moore's family still comes through for coffee. Gibbons says she still thinks of Moore when she sees people driving the same car as him around town. 

"You don't realize what a big impact someone has on you until they're gone," Gibbons said. 

Local law enforcement are planning a ceremony to honor his life as the anniversary of his passing gets closer. 

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