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PORT ST. LUCIE, FL (WFLX) Kevin Vanover of Port St. Lucie
recalls watching the news on Friday. He said he vividly recalls learning about
the a horrifying scene unfolding in Connecticut.
said he immediately wanted to do something for the parents who were grieving for
children his own son's age, children who were killed in a school
"I just wanted to make a
memorial page for them, for people to put their dedications and their prayers on
the page for them," said Vanover.
days, the page has gained more than 300,000 fans. The quick
growth has stunned him.
"It goes up steadily," he said,
pointing at the computer screen. "It's been going up steadily all day. It
started about seven this morning and it's doubled."
Although his youngest son
Christian is only nine, Vanover said Christian understands the situation, and he
is learning about the power of social media to help with
"I'm glad he's doing this stuff
for these people and the children," said Christian.
Vanover said he's been
cherishing each moment with his son even more, ever since the
"Christmas is here," said
Vanover. "There's presents already under the tree for these kids. It's very
He hopes that one page can
bring together millions to honor one community hit
hard during the holiday season.
way for me to get the world to come together is for me to get it out to the
world," he said.
Another way he is honoring the victims is through a memorial walk, called
"Walk 27." The walk will be held in Port St. Lucie at Traditions Square at 9:30
Here is a
link to the memorial page, which has more information to the walk: