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Updated Nov 30, 2012 - 9:57 am

Arizona tourist, NY Samaritan cop now friends

NEW YORK — An Arizona tourist who snapped a wildly popular photo of a New
York City policeman helping a homeless man says she feels a kinship for the

Jennifer Foster of Florence appeared with Officer Larry DePrimo on the “Today” show Friday.

Said Foster, a police dispatcher: “We decided we’re best friends.”

DePrimo said he found the whole experience “surreal and extremely humbling.” He said he just knew he had to help the man.

Foster took a photo of DePrimo giving new boots
to the barefoot homeless man in Times Square on a cold night. It went viral
after it was posted on the NYPD’s Facebook page on Tuesday.

Foster said her father, a Phoenix police officer for 32 years, had once done
something similar.

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