‘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

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. 

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  • 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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