“A South Florida non-profit is honoring fallen Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino in a unique way.
Bullets 4 Life takes bullets off the street and turns them into jewelry.
When a bullet is donated, its casing is taken apart and used as part of a bracelet.
One was donated by an Opa-locka police officer as a way to remember Chirino.
In the year 2020, more than 20,000 Americans were killed by gun violence.
Last month, while on duty, 28-year-old Officer Chirino was shot and killed responding to a burglary call.
Men and women in uniform across the country mourned his loss, including that Opa-locka police officer who never met Chirino.
Susan Kennedy, through her organization Bullets 4 Life, destroys bullets and turns them into bracelets.
The non-profit was founded in 2016 and it’s already collected more than 10,000 bullets nationwide….”
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