The family of a teenager killed in a shooting in New Orleans honored him at his wake by dressing his body up and sitting him in a chair with some of his favorite things:— WAFB (@WAFB) July 9, 2018
Video games, socks and slides, a zebra cake, and a Boston Celtic's jersey >> https://t.co/13uSXDcm9y pic.twitter.com/xom0ZNSbOi
It isn't quite a "Weekend At Bernie's" situation, but it has some similarities.
17-year-old Renard Matthews was shot and killed on June 26 in New Orleans.
Renard was like most teenage boys. He loved basketball, video games, soda, and snacks.
So, when his family held his wake, they honored him in the best way they could think of.
Renard's family decked him out in all of Boston Celtics gear, propped him up with his video game controller in his hands, with a table full of all of his favorite snacks.
There really is no better way to be remembered.
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