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‘Miracle’ daughter born two years after her father’s death is escorted by NYPD to her first day of school

Angelina Liu was escorted by NYPD for her first day of school

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    Angelina Liu, the “miracle” daughter of late NYPD Det. Wenjian Liu, went to her first day of school escorted by New York police officers.

    NYPD’s darling: Deputy Chief Chaplain Monsignor David Cassato joined members of the NYPD’s 84th, 62nd and Brooklyn South precincts in accompanying the 4-year-old student to her first class.

    • The NYPD Chaplains Unit tweeted about the gesture, saying they “couldn’t be more proud” of Angelina. 
    • Photos showed a number of officers surrounding Angelina and her mother, Pei Xia Liu, as they posed for the camera.
    • In July, members of the NYPD motorcycle group Blue Knights visited Angelina during her 4th birthday party, reported PIX11.

    Miracle baby: Pei Xia gave birth to Angelina two and a half years after her husband was murdered, NextShark previously reported. 

    • The killer, identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley, shot Wenjian Liu and his partner, Rafael Ramos, as they sat in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. Brinsley fatally shot himself in a nearby subway shortly after.
    • At the time, Wenjian and Pei Xia had only been married for three months. To fulfill their dreams of having children together, the grieving widow requested to keep Liu’s semen preserved. 
    • Two and a half years later, she successfully underwent InVitro Fertilization during her first attempt. Pei Xia gave birth to Angelina on July 25, 2017.
    • Pei Xia said that on the night of her husband’s death, she dreamt of him handing her a baby girl.

    Featured Image via NYPD Chaplains Unit

     

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