This is a heartwarming story (courtesy nbcdfw.com)
11-year old Brandon Winan's lives in Bridgeport, Texas and loves to collect not only toys, but patches from police and firefighters. His collection has grown to 457 patches from all around the globe.
It all started when Brandon met Lt. Gerald Upton, a Bridgeport police officer, and received his very first patch. Then Lt. Upton and others within the department reached out to their first responder friends to help Brandon grow his collection.
One-by-one all across Texas and even as far as New Zealand, departments responded.
Read the entire story courtesy nbcdfw.com - and see the video below