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In Harm’s Way: Remembering the Life of Ronald Wallace : Slideshow

Friday, August 31, 2012

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Ronald's family says he was known for making crazy faces like the one in this photo.
ronald wallace, in harm's way
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Ronald Wallace's father looks at photos of his late son in their Brooklyn apartment.
ronald wallace, in harm's way
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Relatives comforted each other at Ronald's vigil.
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Kathleen Horan/WNYC
Friends and loved ones gathered at the Brownsville street corner where Ronald was shot.
ronald wallace, in harm's way
Kathleen Horan/WNYC
A makeshift memorial was created so loved ones could leave remembrances.
ronald wallace, in harm's way
Kathleen Horan/WNYC
A candlelight vigil was held to remember Ronald hours after his death.
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Ronald’s parents at his funeral.
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His silver casket being carried out of the church.
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Ronald’s prized basketball trophies next to his casket. His team uniform and flag were buried with him, according to the family.
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Mother Tiffany Orr & Grandmother Donna Orr after the funeral service at Universal Temple Church of God in Brownsville.

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