Henrico County crossing guard retires after 48 years

Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Henrico County crossing guard Virginia Haden has retired after 48 years of service.

Students, community members and police officers all stopped by on her last day on the job Friday to wish her well, and to thank her for all the years of service. 

“We wish you the very best in your next endeavor, and we just want to say thank you, thank you very much. Can I get a hug from you?” said Henrico Police Chief Humberto Cardounel. 

Watch the heartwarming farewell in the video created by Henrico County Public Schools. 

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