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Special balloon release held to celebrate birthday of slain Deputy Brad Garafola

Special balloon release held in honor of Deputy Brad Garafola. (Source: Facebook) Special balloon release held in honor of Deputy Brad Garafola. (Source: Facebook)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A special ceremony was held Thursday morning to honor the life of Deputy Brad Garafola, one of three law enforcement officers slain during an ambush attack in July 2016.

Family and friends gathered at the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge because it is Garafola's birthday.

Garafola would have been 46 years old. He worked for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for 24 years.

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