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SF 49ers player takes teen to prom for special-needs students

SF 49ers player takes teen to prom for special-needs students


BEST PROM EVER: "Anything I can do to make some kids smile, I would be more than willing to do,."San Francisco 49ers star Don Jones boogied on down to his home state of Alabama to take an old family friend's daughter to her special-needs prom. Lindsey has Down Syndrome but that didn't stop her from having the prom night of her life! Don't miss this amazing story.

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8 hours ago

California Highway Patrol

Today our traffic safety partners at Caltrans HQ honored the legacies of two of its employees during its 28th Annual Workers Memorial at the State Capitol. There have been a total of 188 Caltrans employees who have lost their lives on the job since 1921.

Drivers can dramatically improve safety in work zones by slowing down, reducing distractions such as talking on the phone or texting, dedicating all attention to the roadway.

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The Caltrans workers memorial ceremony honors 188 Caltrans workers killed on the job since 1921. This year, Caltrans will pay special tribute to District 4 Toll Booth Collector Si Si Han and and District 4 Structural Steel Painter Supervisor Annette Brooks. We will live-stream today’s Memorial on this Facebook page at 11 AM. ...


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What’s the laws on using your phone while driving in the us. In the uk if your pulled over it’s a £200 fine straight up.

3 days ago

California Highway Patrol

As law enforcement officers, we took an oath to protect and serve the people of California, and retired Sergeant Kevin Briggs is a shining example of taking that oath and putting it to action. For 18 years he patrolled the Golden Gate Bridge and prevented over 200 people from committing suicide. He said it best, “All it takes is one person to change another person’s life. Listen to understand.”

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 (24 hours a day) or

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He was a highway patrol officer. The area he was asked to patrol included the Golden Gate Bridge.

It turns out, the Golden Gate is one of the world’s leading spots for loss of life to suicide.

But as highway patrol, Kevin received no training on how to handle such complex situations. Imagine countless people leaping off the bridge and being totally powerless to make any difference.

One day, after losing somebody after a long attempt to try and talk them back over the rail, he’d had enough.

This is the story of what Kevin decided to do about that problem. And what he learned about helping those with suicide and depression.

Produced by a global team of filmmakers as part of Muse Film School ( for the original web-series The Remarkable Ones ( ...


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God bless you Kevin Briggs

Thank you and God bless you!🕆🕆💖💖

A true hero

Thank you for all that you did 👮🏻‍♂️

Well done Sir

I saw the original Yahoo News story. Kevin Briggs is an awesome guy and he was a credit to the CHP!!

Have his book on the way from Amazon!!

Thanks for sharing!

Thank you so much 🇺🇸⭐️

Little did I know My son drove hundreds of miles to end his life there. On the way there he was pulled over for “speeding “ and he said that’s what changed his mind. I didn’t find out any of this til months later.

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