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Chicago Police Sending Single Mom & Her Four Kids To White Sox Home Opener As Part Of 'Operation Pay It Forward'

Chicago (CBS) -- The Chicago Police Department is sending a deserving family to the White Sox home opener Friday as part of "Operation: Pay It Forward".

CPD posted a video on its Twitter page showing Police Supt. Eddie Johnson giving game tickets to a single mother of four.

The Los Angeles Police Department launched "Operation: Pay It Forward" last month after someone bought lunch for two LAPD officers. The department then nominated the New York Police Department, who passed it on to CPD last week.

Chicago police have now nominated the DC Police Department.

The Sox's first home game was originally scheduled for Thursday but was moved to Friday due to the weather forecast.

Chicago police confirmed the the family will still be able to attend.

The team will honor all tickets, Stadium Club passes and parking passes that were purchased for Thursday, the White Sox said Wednesday. Fans will not need to make any exchanges, the team said.

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