Sheriff's deputies help clean up yard for woman battling cancer

Deputies in Florida have earned their landscaping badges after helping a cancer patient beautify her yard.

Cpl. Dean Peck delivered flowers for a friend of his family who is battling cancer, WTVT reported.

But the flowers were not enough for Peck, so he asked his co-workers at the Collier County Sheriff's Office and friends for help to clean up the woman's backyard, WTVT reported.

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Over the weekend, 15 volunteers cleaned and spread mulch at the woman's home to give her a sanctuary to help her feel better since she loves to spend time in her yard, enjoying the sights and sounds of nature.

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Their efforts were posted to the Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

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