Boy, 6, gifts deputies with special coins at Walt Disney World

Coins are Saint Michael, the patron saint for law enforcement


LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – This little boy's act of kindness got him a picture with some of heroes this weekend at Walt Disney World.

Aiden, a 6-year-old boy from Tampa, visits Disney often with his dad and hands out coins to deputies.

The coins he hands out have Saint Michael on the front, who is the patron saint of law enforcement.

Aiden's father said the deputies are always very accommodating and friendly, however this weekend deputies asked Aiden if he would take a picture with them.

"Aiden was thrilled," his father wrote. "We didn't catch the name of the deputies heading into Magic Kingdom today, but just wanted to say thank you again for keeping us safe and allowing our family to enjoy a great day at Disney while you sacrifice a day away from your own family." 

"On behalf of all law enforcement, we thank Aiden for his act of kindness," Orange County Sheriff's Office wrote on its Facebook page. 

6-year-old Aiden loves to give out Saint Michael coins to law enforcement. He lives in the Tampa area. Saint Michael is...

Posted by Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida on Monday, July 3, 2017