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Live Like Bella: Miami police car painted for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

MIAMI – September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and to boost consciousness you would possibly quickly see a brand new particular police car round Miami.

It’s impressed by a bit woman, Bella Rodriguez-Torres, who captured the hearts of the division and other people all around the world.

“I am extremely overwhelmed. Extremely proud and thankful, that even nine years later, Bella’s legacy lives on,” stated her mom, Shannah Rodriguez-Torres.

Bella was recognized with a complicated and uncommon type of most cancers. She lost her battle on the age of 10 however her legacy lives on via the Live Like Bella Foundation.

The household shaped the muse to assist different households battling childhood most cancers. The Miami Police Department has been with the household via their journey.

“When Miami police deputized her as an officer, she thought she was a crime fighting police officer and when she was made chief for the day she truly thought she was the chief of police,” stated her mom.

“They came into the office and they told me they had an idea to wrap a vehicle. It’s one of the most uplifting moments I’ve had as a Chief to be able to be a small part of this,” stated Chief Manuel Morales.

The division additionally made a donation to the muse in her honor, to assist different households who’ve a baby battling most cancers.

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