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This Boy Saying Goodbye To His Garbage Man Before He Moves Away Will Melt Your Heart

Two-year-old Deacon Ross always looked forward to Fridays, because that was the day he got to see his BFF O’Dee.



1The toddler from Dallas struck up a friendship/hero worship of his garbage man, real name Oladele Olurunrinu, and always looked forward to seeing him, the local ABC affiliate reported.

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“I think this is Deacon’s first friend [where] he really understands what friendship is,” said his mom, Summer.

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But sadly, their friendship is coming to an end. The Ross family is moving to a different house off of O’Dee’s garbage route.

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The time came for Deacon to say goodbye to his first friend. He carried over a basketful of treats his mom made for him to give to his pal to say thanks for being his friend.

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O’Dee said he hadn’t realized how much Deacon loved him, but that now “I can see it.”

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