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Post Falls officers treated to breakfast by thankful citizens

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POST FALLS, Idaho -

The Corner Café is a popular place for breakfast in Post Falls. But this past Saturday morning was extra special because of what one customer did for police officers having a meal there.

It was the morning of the Post Falls parade.

“This lady was sitting next to the patrolmen and she gave me a ticket with the $20 in it to pay for their breakfast,” says Shonnie Gauvin, who served both the police and the woman.

And with the cash was a note that read “Thank you for your service. I pray for your protection while serving others.”

This had extra meaning because of what happened in Dallas.

“They do so much for us and people seem to fail to realize that they also have families that are wondering if they're going to come home at night,” says Chelsea, another server at the restaurant.

That's why the waitresses here do what they can to appreciate the boys in blue.

“No amount of thanks or free coffee or whatever we can give them can ever be enough,” Chelsea says.

And they hope others will remember to do the same

“We will always have their back,” Chelsea says. “Not just once in a while, not just after recent events but always.”

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