When 8-Year-old is Left Without Escort to Daddy-Daughter Dance, Kind Officer Steps in As Her Date

A wish came true for this 8-year-old girl who wanted to attend the school’s daddy-daughter dance—because a compassionate security guard stepped in.

Avey Cox, now a second grader, had always been eager to attend the annual daddy-daughter dance with her friends at the Arkansas school—but after her father passed away over the holidays, the heartbroken youngster assumed she would not be able to go to the February soiree.

When Van Buren school resource officer Nick Harvey heard that Avey did not have an escort to the dance, however, he sought permission to be her date. Needless to say, Avey was thrilled to accept the invitation, and the dynamic duo even made sure to coordinate their outfits.

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(Photo courtesy of  Officer Nick Harvey)