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An outgoing kid with a big heart: Family and friends gather to remember 13-year-old Andre Retana

Original post made on Mar 24, 2022

Dozens of family members, friends, local leaders and community members gathered Thursday, March 24, for a silent vigil to remember Andre Retana, a 13-year-ol who died in a traffic collision last week.

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Posted by Leslie Bain
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm

Leslie Bain is a registered user.

My heart goes out to Andre's parents, Andre sounds like he was simply a terrific kid. May I share some evidence that his loss has made an impact on the community? As I was taking my daily walk yesterday, I noticed that at every intersection where a driver was about to make a right-hand turn and I was crossing their path, they showed me hyper vigilance and hyper respect. It felt like they were on their best behavior in tribute to Andre. I just wanted to share that. Hopefully much more good will come out of this absolutely awful moment.

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