Stark County woman gets special Christmas invitation after buying deputies dinner

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - A pair of Stark County sheriff's deputies were treated to dinner last week by a woman standing in front of them in line.

The deputies thanked the woman, and began talking with her.

She explained to them she had just learned her 4-year-old son may have cancer, again.

The deputies said they were humbled that even though the woman has her own difficulties, she reached out to perform a kind deed.

The deputies thanked the woman, and they all went on their way.

Unfortunately, they did not get the woman's name.

Thanks to social media, and a selfie posting, they were able to track her down.

On Wednesday evening at a restaurant in Canton, this woman went above and beyond to express a kind gesture to two of our...

Posted by Stark County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier has extended an invitation to the woman's entire family -- which also includes a 6-year-old girl -- to participate in this year's Shop with a Sheriff event on Saturday, Dec. 16.

The family has accepted and will be partnered with the deputies the woman bought dinner for that night.

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