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Israel Jacob Williams, age 19

Lost to gun violence on December 13, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  • Nickname:
    3 Best Friend <3
    2 Izzy bop
    1 Idlewild Izzy
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    5 Very funny and caring
    4 Sweet and Thoughtful
    2 Still sat on his mommy's lap
  • Occupation:
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  • Schools attended:
    1 Kipp Charlotte
    1 East Mecklenburg High School
  • Comments:
    1 Israel my little class clown, my son, my smile, I miss your smile
    1 I don't know you or your son, but I read your post and wanted to light a candle for him
    1 I lost my son on 10/30/2018 and I empathize with the pain, agony, sorrow, and unansweredquestions
    1 I've been told nothing will ever be normal again
    1 We just have to learn a "new" normal. I'm not there yet, but I hope you are.
    1 I miss you Izzy

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