Derrick Smith, age 16

Lost to gun violence on February 13, 2019 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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  • Nickname:
    1 doodie
  • Number of children:
    1 0
  • Personality:
    1 He was always smiling and brightening the days of those around him.
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  • Schools attended:
    1 Tara High School
  • Comments:
    1 I know you didn't know me but I knew you. You don't know how much I miss you.
    1 We miss you Derrick. It was a joy teaching you. My heart breaks! Love you forever.

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