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An Ellerbe man is traveling around North Carolina supporting law enforcement by cooking them hot dogs. With all the protests that have been going on, Joshua Flores decided that he wanted to step up and “back the blue.”

“I’m 25 years old and not the type of guy that complains about something and not do anything about it,” he said. “I will always take action and at this time, officers need love and someone to support them. The minority may hate you, but the majority still love you and stand with you.”

Flores was recently in Gastonia during the protests at Tony’s Ice Cream feeding law enforcement officers.

“I was in Cary and I went home and 30 minutes after I sat down, I was tagged in a video where BLM (black lives matter) was doing a protest in Gastonia,” he said. “They’re going to make me get off this couch, all I want to do is sit down. I got up and took action and drove over 100 miles to get to Gastonia. I got there around 8 and started cooking. We feed over 40 police officers that night.”

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