To The Brown Family,
I wish I had a word of automatic comfort but I don’t. I wish I could say that it will be alright on a certain or specific day but I can’t. I wish that all of the pain that I have endured could possibly ease some of yours but it won’t. What I can do for you is what has been done for me: pray for you then share my continuing journey as you begin yours.
I hate that you and your family must join this exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. Of particular concern is that so many of these gun violence cases involve children far too young. But Michael is much more than a police/gun violence case; Michael is your son. A son that barely had a chance to live. Our children are…
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Yesterday, David Alki wanted Zimmerman to fight a high profile opponent in a fight-club style match. He said that he would donate all profit to the Trayvon Martin Foundation.
Tonight, TMZ reports that Alki has changed his mind and cancelled the match. His reason? The Trayvon Martin Foundation said it “stands boldly against any act of violence” and would reject David’s donations.
David has said that he decided to pull the plug altogether, saying, “I respect the wishes of the family and in light of this we are canceling the event.”