Helping America's Youth
Ronald says his son made the ultimate sacrifice in order to help another passenger. "He died a hero. He protected a schoolmate. He shielded her," he says.
Months after those heroic final moments, Annette is still struggling to move on. "He was a good student. He was writing rap music. We were encouraging him to write good, clean, wholesome music. He was politically conscious. He was an avid reader, loved by a lot of people," she says. "You know how you're just supposed to let your children follow your lead? I'll have to follow his lead the rest of my life."
First-degree murder charges have been filed against two teens in connection with the shooting. They have pleaded not guilty to the charges.