I don’t know if you’ve heard about what happened in my little Northern Utah city last week. You can read about it here.
Today Officer Francom is being laid to rest, and literally tens of thousands are aligning along Ogden’s city streets as we speak to honor him.
Unfortunately those Westboro Baptist “church” hate mongers are there protesting at his funeral. It’s disgusting and I am confident in saying that Jesus is ashamed of them.
The very first post I ever wrote on this blog almost 4 years ago on January 25, 2008 was about these Westboro people when they were planning on protesting at Heath Ledger’s funeral. I don’t know, it seemed kind of appropriate to revisit that post today.
As a personal note, I am proud to be an Ogdenite. I was born and raised here, and Ogden gets a bad rap because of our rough and rowdy past, but I love my city. I’m proud to be a part of a community that when a tragedy of this magnitude happens, we pull together to be there for the families this affects.
If you would like to donate to Agent Francom’s family or any of the other officers who were wounded by this horrible act, please go to any Bank of Utah where accounts have been set up for all 6 of them.
God Bless Ogden. God Bless the OPD. God Bless the Francom family. God Bless all of those who were touched by this tragedy.