Deputy gives little girl iPad after hearing reason for lemonade stand

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LAKE COUNTY, Ohio — A deputy in Ohio made a little girl’s day after he stopped by her lemonade stand.

The little girl named Gabrielle set up a lemonade stand to raise money to buy an iPad so she could play games and do schoolwork on it, according to WJW.

Deputy Zach Ropos was on patrol when he saw Gabrielle’s stand and stopped by to get a drink, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Gabrielle told the deputy that she knew her family was going through a rough patch financially so she decided to sell enough lemonade to get the iPad herself.

Deputy Ropos came back a little later with a brand new iPad for Gabrielle.

Gabrielle’s mom then told Deputy Ropos the little girl had just offered to give all of her lemonade money so her mom could buy gas.

On Facebook the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said:

“I am sure he will be embarrassed to hear this highlighted and that it was never his intention to get recognized. But great job Deputy Ropos on making this little girl’s day! You really make a difference. And all of the best to Gabrielle and her new I-Pad.”

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