Zaevion William Dobson, age 15

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Lost to gun violence on December 17, 2015 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Zaevion was killed while shielding three girls from gunfire.

President Obama called it "an act of heroism" in a speech delivered from the East Room of the White House on January 5th. The high school sophomore was posthumously awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2016 ESPYS.

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