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Photo of girl praying with Cedar Hill police goes viral

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CEDAR HILL, Texas – A heartwarming photo of a 5-year-old girl praying with Texas police officers is going viral.

According to the Cedar Hill Police Department's Facebook page, the Chloe approached Cedar Hill Marshal's Herron and Wallace and asked them if she could pray with them.

"Marshal's Herron and Wallace admit they've never had anyone pray with them and that her prayer was so beautiful," the Facebook post read.

Chloe's dad took the photo and sent it to the police department.

*** A Little Girl's Prayer *** Today, while eating lunch, 5 year old, Chloe, approached Cedar Hill Marshal's Herron and...

Posted by Cedar Hill Police Department on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

*** A Little Girl's Prayer *** Today, while eating lunch, 5 year old, Chloe, approached Cedar Hill Marshal's Herron and...

Posted by Cedar Hill Police Department on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

*** A Little Girl's Prayer *** Today, while eating lunch, 5 year old, Chloe, approached Cedar Hill Marshal's Herron and...

Posted by Cedar Hill Police Department on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

"Our thanks to him for sharing this act of compassion with us."

The Facebook post has been shared nearly 7,000 times.