For the love of Tysen Benz

$43,362 of $100k goal

Raised by 892 people in 1 month
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Joy Lambros-Caron
on behalf of Katrina Goss
 MARQUETTE, MI
"My son Tysen Benz was an 11 year old student, athlete, comedian, friend, brother, charismatic and all around amazing child. On Tuesday March 14th he impulsively chose to end his own life as a result of a horrific act of a social media prank which is under investigation by authorities. He clung on with the help of life support until Tuesday April 4th. He has now been set free and can Rest In Peace. He was loved by everyone he knew and he will absolutely never be forgotten. Our family is completely heartbroken. I urge families to speak out, reach out and communicate with your children about life's precious gift and the dangers of the internet and texting and how telecommunications can have the same effects as speaking face to face. I want Tysen to be remembered as he was and all the joy he's brought to everyone. Keep his spirit alive by standing strong & fighting against social media bullying!!"
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Update 5
Posted by Joy Lambros-Caron
7 days ago
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Please Join us for a benefit spaghetti dinner for Tysen!
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Update 4
Posted by Joy Lambros-Caron
11 days ago
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"We would like to express our utmost gratitude to everyone who has been so gracious in honoring our son, brother & grandson, Tysen Jade Benz and his memory. His tragic death has brought our community closer as we stand together as one united family. We were so very blessed to have him and his beautiful bright spirit in our lives. He will never ever be forgotten and will always be held in the highest regard and honor. He will forever live on in our hearts. All of our love to you Tysen, let your spirit soar sweetheart. Sincerely: The family of Tysen Benz."
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Update 3
Posted by Joy Lambros-Caron
21 days ago
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"My son Tysen Benz was an 11 year old student, athlete, comedian, friend, brother, charismatic and all around amazing child. On Tuesday March 14th he impulsively chose to end his own life as a result of a horrific act of a social media prank which is under investigation by authorities. He clung on with the help of life support until Tuesday April 4th. He has now been set free and can Rest In Peace. He was loved by everyone he knew and he will absolutely never be forgotten. Our family is completely heartbroken. I urge families to speak out, reach out and communicate with your children about life's precious gift and the dangers of the internet and texting and how telecommunications can have the same effects as speaking face to face. I want Tysen to be remembered as he was and all the joy he's brought to everyone. Keep his spirit alive by standing strong & fighting against social media bullying!!"
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Update 2
Posted by Joy Lambros-Caron
23 days ago
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I'd like to express my continued extreme gratitude of everyone's selfless support for Tysen & our family. We have a long road ahead of us. Tysen will undergo two surgeries on Tuesday the 4th. He will need a tracheostomy with possible ventilation and stomach feeding tube to survive. He is still fighting strong and I will be by his side always...... Let's all continue to stand together against social media pranking and pre-teen suicide. We need to stand up for our children! Thank you.
Katrina
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$43,362 of $100k goal

Raised by 892 people in 1 month
Created March 20, 2017
JL
Joy Lambros-Caron  
on behalf of Katrina Goss
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$100
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Kelli Hale
6 days ago
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thank you for sharing the beauty of your son with us.

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Believer In Christ
12 days ago

Jesus Christ wants me to help you. God bless your family and you in your darkest hour.

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