Charles Cortez, age 21


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Lost to gun violence on October 6, 2014 in Springfield, Missouri.

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  • Nickname:
    3 "CJ"
  • Number of children:
    2 0
    1 he step fathered my son and daughter as his own
  • Personality:
    2 Class Clown, Energetic, Fun-Loving, Life of the Party, Family Oriented , Hard Worker
    2 He always would make you smile
  • Occupation:
    2 Construction
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  • Schools attended:
    2 Galena High School
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