Rest in peace

Last night, a student I taught two years ago was shot and killed. A 16 year old that could fill any room with laughter and smiles is dead.


I was in another teacher’s class and a student I don’t know said “Mr. W, I’m sad about my friend” “Me too.”

Or after school another student said “This morning I was depressed because of what happened.” “I know, me too.”


Typing this is made it real. He’s gone.


Know that every time I think of you I’ll remember the crazy things you did, then smile and laugh. You deserved so many more years here.


Rest in peace.

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