Malachi Swanks, age 16

Lost to gun violence on January 30, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  • Nickname:
    17 Malachi baby !
    4 Shorty
    8 bubba😩
    2 babyboy😥🧡
    1 luv bug🥰💙
    4 bestfriend💜👑🥺
    1 my lil light skin💜👑
    3 chi chi💚
    6 Brother💯💪🙏
    2 my heart🤟🤍.
    1 my light 🥺💜
    3 baby love🥺
    1 chi chi bear 🥺🐻❣️
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    13 The most beautiful soul, mind and heart !
    2 The most beautiful soul
    2 Kind ! So kind
    2 Loving
    6 Smart ass !
    2 Rare
    2 Funny
    1 Confident! In everything he do !!
    5 Real ! Always kept it real !
    2 brave 🤞🏼
    2 would go hard for family
    6 Unforgivingly loving! Didn't care what people thought, if he loved you he showed it❤.
    1 headstrong
    1 Brave ❤️
    1 Honest 🥺❤️
    1 Caring ❤️
    2 Sweet And Loving 🤞🏾💔
    3 Real💯
  • Occupation:
    3 Brother
    1 Best Friend
    6 Lover boy !
    1 do anything for family💜
    1 Little Big Bro 🤞🏾🕊
  • Workplace:
    4 My heart
  • Schools attended:
    3 Lincoln high school
    3 Lincoln high school, north high school
    6 Melcher Dallas High School
    2 Harding
  • Comments:
    4 I thank god for blessing me and bringing our energies together.
    4 I’ll forever love him ! I’m just devastated I couldn’t love him longer physically!
    1 forever love you💗!
    2 you will be my bestfriend until the day im gone than were still gonna be up there together 💜👑
    2 Missing you too brother. Miss the hooping with you late at night. 💯🙏
    2 i love u bestfriend 💜🥺👑🕊
    2 I Love You Little Big Bro 🤞🏾❤️ You Were My Everything
    1 Missin yu so much rn ❤️
    2 i love you 💔😭
    1 i feel like i let u down bestfriend love and miss u 💜
    1 its been months and im still not believing it i love u 💜👑🕊
    2 I love you boa f
    2 i miss seeing you in the hallways shorty🥺💙 think about chu everyday
    2 You're the reason i mess wit the Green Bay Packers😩💚

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