|"A person who deserves my loyalty receives it." - Joyce Maynard|
Since both of your parents are dead, and the only relatives live more than a few time zones away, you have courageously become mother and father to your troubled flesh and blood.
The officer leans over and yells into the walkie-talkie located on top of his shoulder. "Assistance requested. Attempted robbery suspect and shooter now in custody. He repeats, then gives exact location.