My name is David and sadly one of my close friends and former teammates passed monday morning in his off-campus house at the University of Pennsyvlania.
His name was Henry Rogers (to the left of the guy with his arm up (me) in the photo), 22, and he was a rare personality in this day and age. He always brought people together and had the most incredible natural leadership skills out of anyone I've met. He was my teammate on the rowing team and we grew close after spending an entire summer training together at our boathouse.
I'm currently studying abroad in France and I would like more than anything to make the funeral in St. Louis. The funeral is this Saturday, 10/10, and the tickets are incredibly expensive from France and involve multiple modes of transportation (trains/planes). I cannot describe how much any of your donations would mean to me. Thank you.
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