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Ryan was just 13 years old.
He was such a happy, loving boy with his whole life ahead of him.
His decision to take his own life has shocked a neighbourhood and has totally devastated his loving family.
Thier lives have been ripped apart and as result will never be the same again.
The simple fact is, no-one saw it coming.
Ryan was living with his thoughts and made that fateful decision without letting on to anyone what was on his mind.
His family and friends were completely oblivious to the fact that their lives were about to be turned upside down.
None of them had any idea Ryan was feeling the way he was.
The unanswered questions and the everlasting feeling of emptiness have cast a permanent shadow. A shadow from which the sun will never break through.
The cherished memories of moments past will eternally bind those of us closest to Ryan and for that the blessing of our connection is the only semblance of comfort we have to offer each other through these darkest of days.
Understanding what has happened is nigh on impossible for those of us who knew and loved Ryan, not least because the signs were simply not there.
The family are desperate to get this message across.
Talk to your children.
Dont let this happen again.
Dont let this happen to your family.
Dont let this happen to your friends.
We are duty bound to protect not just our own children, but everyone's children.
If this message reaches out to just one person, prevents just one child from taking their own life, prevents just one family from the deepest sense of grief imaginable, then maybe one instance such as this can be prevented.
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- 3 months ago
Marie Stevens3 months ago
Wow absolutely overwhelmed with the kindness & generosity to everyone that has donated. Just goes to prove how much Ryan is loved. Our hearts are broken but to know how much people want to help makes it just that little bit easier. From our our family to yours Thank you so much & much love to you all xx
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Feb 28, 2021
Thank you for sharing your story at this difficult time . It’s so wonderful that at this time your family are looking at ways to support others xx
Feb 16, 2021
RIP Ryan - god bless
Feb 15, 2021
Sending love and strength ❤️
Feb 14, 2021
Wilhelm and Claudia
Feb 13, 2021
Tribute to our beloved Cathy and Phil in memory of Ryan
Feb 12, 2021
Feb 11, 2021
From the riders out today, so sorry for your lost, RIP Ryan,
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