Police Officer Helps Homeless Couple’s Dream Come True


They may not have a lot, but a homeless couple living in Tampa Bay, FL, is happy to have each other.

The couple, who has been together for over two decades, has called a small part of the woods their home for more than two years. As you’ll see below, they have a bed, a table, pots and pans, and even a little pooch.

“We’ve done so much hitchhiking and traveling, and we’ve stuck together,” David “Rocky” Bartlett told the Tampa Tribune. “We’re both 55 years old, she’s sick, I have a heart condition, but for some reason, we just keep going.”

Now they also desire to tie the knot and make a new start. But Bartlett and his longtime companion, Evelyn Adams, couldn’t afford to pay Florida’s $93.50 charge for a marriage license.

Thankfully, the homeless liaison officer from the Tampa Police Department stepped in to help the couple out (similarly to the one in California who bought a homeless teen shoes).

With Officer Dan McDonald’s help, a charitable organization has agreed to pay for the wedding license, while a photographer also offered to take pictures of the couple on their wedding day.

“I think they deserve that after what they’ve been through,” Officer McDonald told ABC Action News.

Watch below and please SHARE if you are glad to see strangers helping this homeless couple!



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