A year to the day a Jonesboro family’s lives was turned upside down.
Instead of holding a candle light vigil, in Garrin’s honor, she is rallying to help one of her son’s friends who recently had a stroke.
Angie Fair, Garrin’s Grandmother, his mother and friend, Savannah Walters, sat on the couch on Wednesday remembering him.
“I wonder how big he would be right now and how deep his voice would be because it was just starting to change and crackle a little bit,” Mandy said. “I know if he was here, he would be playing football. He loved football so much.”
After learning Savannah Walters had a stroke, leaving her in Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital for several days, Fair set up a donation account to help Savannah’s family.
“I know no family is ever prepared for a tragedy,” Fair said.
“Bills are starting to come in and there's a lot of them, so I thank Mandi,” Walters said as she started crying.
Because of the sudden amount of bills, Walters’ family could possibly lose their home, but they say it is faith that keeps them going.
“I know this is what Garrin would want me to do,” Fair said. “He always wanted to help someone. This community has been here for us and I just want to pay it forward.”
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