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Police officer helps homeless pregnant heroin addict and adopts her drug addicted newborn baby named Hope

By Emily Lewis 6:48 AM December 4, 2017
Ryan Holets holding Hope

A police officer in New Mexico has touched the hearts of people around with the world with his compassion for every human being.

Albuquerque police officer Ryan Holets was on duty when he spotted two people sitting behind a convenience store.

He walked up to the couple and saw that they were about to take heroin. While speaking to the couple, Holets realized that the woman, 35-year-old Crystal Champ, was pregnant.

He asked the couple how far along Champ was and they said she was almost 8 months pregnant.

Holets spoke to Champ about the dangers of drugs and that she can kill her baby. Champ broke down crying and said that she wanted her baby to have a good home and be loved.

She admitted that she is in not capable of raising a baby.

Champ said that she battled her addiction to drugs since she was a teenager. She quit before but she kept going back to drugs. Champ said that she has now resigned to the fact that drugs are her life.

Champ and her partner are homeless and live in a tent on the side of a highway.

Officer Holets decided not to arrest the couple and he helped them instead.

Holets showed Champ a picture of his wife and four children, including a 10-month old baby, and offered to adopt her baby.

Champ was very touched and happy by the offer. She said that at that moment, he went from being a police officer to a human being.

Two weeks later, Champ gave birth to a baby girl who was addicted to drugs. The baby was treated for withdrawal from the drugs at the hospital.

Holets and his wife adopted the baby girl and named her Hope. Holets was seen smiling as he held Hope close to his chest.