Cops Rally To Help Homeless College Student Follow His Dream

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Police found Fredrick Barley living in a tent near campus. What they did next might surprise you. Ana Kasparian, Ben Makiewicz, and Kenny Hamilton, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“When police officers were called to investigate a tent set up outside a Georgia college, they didn’t expect to find inspiration.

The officers were called July 9 to a campsite near a Gordon State College parking lot, where they found a 19-year-old homeless student staying in a tent hidden in some bushes, reported The Herald-Gazette.

The officers ordered him out of his tent with his hands up, but they listened to his story instead of writing a ticket for trespassing.

Fredrick Barley had ridden six hours — and more than 50 miles — on his younger brother’s 20-inch bicycle and arrived about a month early for his second year as a biology major, with nothing but his tent, a duffle bag, a box of cereal and two gallons of water.

The student, who hopes to go on to medical school, wanted to make sure he had enough time to find a job before classes began, and he spent his days riding his too-small bike to fill out applications at local businesses.”

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  47 comments for “Cops Rally To Help Homeless College Student Follow His Dream

  1. Brandon Browne (bbworksclub)
    July 16, 2016 at 6:27 PM

    A fluff piece by TYT? I think hell is freezing over about now.

  2. dosmastrify
    July 16, 2016 at 5:09 PM

    Most people know when they are about to get pulled over… don’t need
    special training etc for that!

  3. NaziGOPBallmer
    July 16, 2016 at 12:16 PM

    I wonder if Fredrick would’ve had this opportunity had there been no
    national spotlight on the recent police state brutality.

  4. zero
    July 16, 2016 at 8:50 AM

    nothing special. cop are usually like this

  5. Nutrollio Nutz
    July 16, 2016 at 8:48 AM

    You see , blacks are the privileged race

    • Mr420Spy
      July 16, 2016 at 9:34 AM

      please go off yourself.

  6. Eric Taylor
    July 16, 2016 at 7:43 AM

    I saw a video that was mostly a slide show depicting heroin addiction. It
    ends with a picture of a “Jane Doe” naked and dead after her postmortem.
    The medical examiner had done a very poor job sewing her closed. She had
    dried snot around her nose, dried vomit around her mouth.
    Al that was known about her was that she was in her early 20’s (she looked
    to be closer to 40) she died of a heroin overdose in some abandoned
    building.
    Then they show her body as it is consumed in the crematorium. No
    compassion, or sympathy or respect was shown to her body. Probably because
    she was just worthless. Just another homeless drug addict who ran out of
    friends and out of chances.
    I git to thinking about what she might have been like 10 years ago. A
    little kid, moving from grade school to middle school, talking on the phone
    with friends, fighting with her parents, just doing the things every kid
    who has ever lived has done.
    I got to thinking about the people who knew her real name. The teachers and
    friends she had had growing up. Must of those people would still be alive.
    How many people are still running around who knew her?
    I have known drug addicts, I have known homeless people. Sure some of them
    are truly bad people, but most are just people who made a few poor choices
    in their life.
    I have no idea about what that woman’s history was like, or what kind of
    person she was before the drugs destroyed her life. But I would like to
    know her name at least.
    That is the real harm of drugs. They don’t just kill you. First they take
    away all of your value, so that by the time you die, no one who knows your
    name cares enough to bother to wonder where you are. To wonder what
    happened to you.
    All that is left is a few pounds of nameless grey powder.

    • Elizabeth Clark
      July 16, 2016 at 9:03 AM

      So, so very true.

    • BB McKinlay
      July 16, 2016 at 1:24 PM

      very sad. drugs scare me

  7. jacksprat418
    July 16, 2016 at 6:43 AM

    This community and cop are true heroes! But, I would trade all of this just
    for our cops to be retrained and to stop shooting innocent people, without
    cause.

    • Corona de Deus
      July 16, 2016 at 8:57 AM

      Yeah I agree. ❤✌

  8. Ben Ghazi
    July 16, 2016 at 6:42 AM

    Cops? All I heard was one cop and his wife. Stop being such cop lovers, lol

    • CouponJew
      July 16, 2016 at 8:21 AM

      L

  9. Sufkopp82
    July 16, 2016 at 6:02 AM

    So they didnt shot him point blank? I dont understand its almost the cops
    arent monsters like TYT taught me

  10. Miguel Cruz
    July 16, 2016 at 4:05 AM

    Even the majority of trolls didn’t dislike this video for some reason

    • Corona de Deus
      July 16, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      W

  11. Bernard “Steele the Bern” Steele
    July 16, 2016 at 3:45 AM

    We should be naming this HERO cop!!!! He needs to be celebrated.

  12. A- KHANATION
    July 16, 2016 at 3:37 AM

    when he gets a car the cops will stop him all the time

    • Corona de Deus
      July 16, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      W

  13. Your Mother
    July 16, 2016 at 1:15 AM

    This is why I was subbed to TYT at one point, stories like this along with
    reality checks for a lot of the other stories. I don’t care for their
    political views in a more Left vs right sense, but these types of views,
    this is why I still like you guys, just don’t care for the mindless anti
    Trump propaganda.

    • theblindnavigator
      July 16, 2016 at 6:53 AM

      Trump sucks

  14. Walt Thomas
    July 16, 2016 at 12:52 AM

    We need more public servants like this. Cleveland, Minnesota, Baton
    Rouge….pay attention.

    • Ash Phillips
      July 16, 2016 at 4:30 AM

      Wait two years, that cop will kill him.

    • gillian owens
      July 16, 2016 at 5:15 AM

      +Ash Phillips that not nice to say

    • Anzu Wyliei
      July 16, 2016 at 8:37 AM

      +Ash Phillips You know the vast majority of cops have never shot any one.

    • gillian owens
      July 16, 2016 at 11:30 AM

      +Anzu Wyliei but cops have killed coloured people Recruits reasons. It was
      horrible

    • Greg Bowman
      July 16, 2016 at 12:56 PM

      We need more young men like Fred Barley. It is unfortunate that his own
      community doesn’t respect his initiative.

  15. julian brown
    July 16, 2016 at 12:49 AM

    Where are all the people saying TYT are terrorist sympathizers and hate
    cops?

    • shekel
      July 16, 2016 at 2:03 AM

      +comochinganconesto b-b-b-but muh cuck regressives h8 cops n white ppl

    • occam
      July 16, 2016 at 8:13 AM

      TYT are terrorist sympathizers and hate cops. What now? You think this
      video changes their views? Your truly a fanboy ahaha what an idiot

    • Scalpking47
      July 16, 2016 at 11:54 AM

      tyt are anti Christian but support Islam

    • Seth the Wicked
      July 16, 2016 at 11:56 AM

      +occam
      If you’re going to call someone else an idiot then at least know the
      difference between your and you’re.

  16. George Ybarra
    July 16, 2016 at 12:38 AM

    then they pulled him over and shot him

    • George Ybarra
      July 16, 2016 at 12:53 AM

      +Anil Nair don’t you have a bus to blow up

    • Jonathan Ma
      July 16, 2016 at 12:57 AM

      stop being mean to each other

    • Anil Nair
      July 16, 2016 at 3:13 AM

      +Jonathan Ma 🙂

    • Death_ Stare67
      July 16, 2016 at 3:51 AM

      LOL

  17. frediax10
    July 16, 2016 at 12:38 AM

    oh wait I thought cops hated black people

    • Ixchel Zaparolli (Galbanolli)
      July 16, 2016 at 3:27 AM

      Don’t be stupid. Obviously we know that not ALL cops are racist. No one
      ever claimed that they are all bad…

    • Mna 0422
      July 16, 2016 at 7:40 AM

      Yea i can flip your argument and say that i thought all cops were angels.
      That doesn’t quite work now does it??? Obviously TYT never said all cops
      hated black people common sense isn’t quite so common these days…

    • Tyrone Peterson
      July 16, 2016 at 11:27 AM

      Your a idiot

  18. UltimateBreloom
    July 16, 2016 at 12:34 AM

    How can you dislike this story?

    • futbolita89742
      July 16, 2016 at 2:12 PM

      Envy

  19. Joseph Tedros
    July 16, 2016 at 12:31 AM

    4dislikes 3 likes, why?

    • MAFIOSA E
      July 16, 2016 at 7:08 AM

      😂 @ neckbeard

    • MAFIOSA E
      July 16, 2016 at 4:46 PM

      +tsgsjeremy Testify! Just like Martin Luther King Jr. said we can judge
      this man by the content of his character and not his skin color.

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