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Shalom Koby Lawson

Shalom Koby Lawson (2009-2017) Shalom Koby Lawson was 8 years old and had autism. He was born on June 23, 2009, and is from Louisville, Ke...

Friday, June 14, 2013

Daven Williams

Daven Williams (1997-2013)

Daven Alexander Williams was 15 years old and had autism. On June 14, 2013, Daven Williams was reported missing from the Pine Grove, Inc., residential school for students with development disabilities in Elgin, South Carolina, where he was a student. Later in the day his body was found in a swimming pool about a quarter of a mile from the school. Daven is the son of Lawanda and Brian Robinson and Dana Tillman.

"Daven was a playful, happy child that greeted everyone with a big hug and a kiss. He loved to eat, ride around in the car and listen to his music (From Obituary).
Links about Daven Williams: 
Obituary: In Memory of Daven Williams
Blog: Autistic Lives Lost to Wandering Elopment

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Donivan Martin

Donivan Martin (1996-2013)

Donivan Russell Martin was 16 years old and had autism. He is from LasVegas, Nevada.  On June 8, 2013, he managed to find the key to get into the locked family pool and was found face down in the water. He was taken off life support and died on June 12, 2013.

Links about Donivan Martin: 
Obituary: Dignity Memorial
Blogs: Autistic Lives Lost to Wandering

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Alex Spourdalakis

Alex Spourdalakis, 14 Years

Alex Spourdalakis of River Grove, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago) was 14 years old and had autism. Police discovered Alex stabbed to death in his home on June 9, 2013. His mother and caregiver were charged with the crime. 

"You are free now to exist without pain, we won't let your life be forgotten (Memorial Video)." 
"Alex may you rest in peace sweet boy. We will never forget you. We will continue to fight in your memory for all the children. You will always be in our hearts (In Loving Memory of Alex Spourdalakis Facebook Page)." 
CNN IReport-Alex Spourdalakis May You Rest in Peace
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