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Photo of young man praying over deputy at restaurant goes viral

He asked to pray for the deputy's safety and protection.

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A heartwarming photo of a young man praying with a sheriff’s deputy in Florida is garnering attention across the nation.

Justine Tucker, the wife of a Volusia County sheriff’s deputy, said they were eating at Zaxby’s in DeLand when a young man named Juan came over to their table and asked is he could pray for Deputy Cameron Tucker’s safety and protection.

“Tonight was a night that I will never forget. This picture is a reminder of God’s constant love and perfect timing. Tonight we had an amazing encounter with an incredible young man named Juan. He came up to Cameron and asked is he could pray over him and his protection,” Justine Tucker said.

“After crying my eyes out we got to have an amazing conversation with this gentleman,” she added.

As of Wednesday morning, the Facebook post had been liked by more than 42,000 people and shared 21,000 times.