Memphis Officers Help Grandfather Keep Holiday Tradition

WREG.com

(Memphis) Police officers spent the cold Saturday outside, helping a Memphis grandfather get ready for the holidays.

Every year for the last 22 years Clayton Warling decorates his Berclair home for Christmas.

His Durbin Avenue yard is like no other.

This year a Ferris wheel, a carousel, even a roller coaster driven by Santa will be out front.

Warling says he does it all for the kids.

“What about your MLGW bill during this time of year?” asked WREG’s Elise Preston.

“Oh it’s not fun! Not fun!” replied Warling.

But as much as he loves spreading holiday cheer, Warling says he’s gotten too old to run around and do everything by himself.

So he tried to stop the tradition, but Memphis police officers who patrol his neighborhood wouldn’t let him.

“They said you are going to continue doing this,” said Warling.

They are helping him do just that, Memphis officers…

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