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Plymouth teenager becomes a Policeman for the day

Kostya Taylor had his wish granted to be a Police Officer for a day. The 17 year old suffered a suffered an ischemic stroke and will never make a full recovery.

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Plymouth teenager granted his wish

A teenager from Plymouth whose dreamed of becoming a Police Officer were dashed when he suffered an ischemic stroke has been treated to a wish day as an Officer.

17 year old Kostya Taylor will never make a full recovery.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity which grants magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions, arranged for Kostya to see more about what the work of police officers.

Kostya was given a tour of Scotland Yard in London, and taken on a Police boat down the River Thames.

He also met police dogs and horses, saw a police helicopter land, got to sit in the police cars and motorcycles and was given his own uniform.

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