Officer shares pizza lunch with homeless woman

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(Source: Chris Barnes via CNN)

GOLDSBORO, NC (CNN) — A North Carolina police officer is going viral after he was pictured sharing a moment of compassion with a person in need. 

Officer Michael Rivers, of the Goldsboro Police Department was on his lunch break when he came upon a homeless woman wearing a shirt that read “Homeless: The fastest way of becoming a nobody.” 

He asked her if she’d eaten, to which she replied no.  

Rivers told CNN, “God put it on my heart to get her lunch.” 

He got pizzas at a nearby restaurant and for 45 minutes he ate and talked with the woman, who said her name was Michelle.  

A passerby snapped a picture of the heartwarming moment and posted it to Facebook.

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