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'Went to Sleep and Never Woke Up': Community Comes Together After Death of Indiana Football Player

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'Went to Sleep and Never Woke Up': Community Comes Together After Death of Indiana Football Player
'Went to Sleep and Never Woke Up': Community Comes Together After Death of Indiana Football Player

An Indiana town is grieving the loss of a high school sophomore.

Ryan Latham was just 15 years old when he died unexpectedly, just hours before his JV football game.

YEARS OLD.

CBS FOR HISBROADCAST SHOWS US HOW HE WASBROADCAST SHOWS US HOW HE WASREMEMBERED TONIGHT.BROADCAST SHOWS US HOW HE WASREMEMBERED TONIGHT.THE LETTERS ON THIS WATERREMEMBERED TONIGHT.THE LETTERS ON THIS WATERTHE LETTERS ON THIS WATERTOWER SPELL OUT THIS SMALLTOWER SPELL OUT THIS SMALLTOWN.

BUT THE LETTERS ON THISTOWN.

BUT THE LETTERS ON THISSIGN SPELL OUT WHAT IT MEANSSIGN SPELL OUT WHAT IT MEANSTO LIVE HERE.

THIS COMMUNITYTO LIVE HERE.

THIS COMMUNITYHAS A VERY VARSITY BLUES KINDHAS A VERY VARSITY BLUES KINDOF FEEL.

THESE STANDS AREHAS A VERY VARSITY BLUES KINDOF FEEL.

THESE STANDS AREUSED TO BEING PACKED ONOF FEEL.

THESE STANDS AREUSED TO BEING PACKED ONUSED TO BEING PACKED ONFRIDAY NIGHTS BUT ON AFRIDAY NIGHTS BUT ON AWEDNESDAY IT'S PACKED FOR AWEDNESDAY IT'S PACKED FOR AMUCH DIFFERENT REASON.

HERE'SMUCH DIFFERENT REASON.

HERE'SONE OF A KIND.

TRULY ONE OF AONE OF A KIND.

TRULY ONE OF AKIND.

15 YEAR OLD RYAN LETHEMKIND.

15 YEAR OLD RYAN LETHEMALIGNMENT ON THE J.V.

TEAMALIGNMENT ON THE J.V.

TEAMWAS HERE FRIDAY CHEERING ONWAS HERE FRIDAY CHEERING ONTHE VARSITY TEAM BUT BYTHE VARSITY TEAM BUT BYSATURDAY HE WAS GONE.

HE JUSTSATURDAY HE WAS GONE.

HE JUSTWENT TO SLEEP AND NEVER WOKESATURDAY HE WAS GONE.

HE JUSTWENT TO SLEEP AND NEVER WOKEUP.

HIS MOTHER CAROL ANDWENT TO SLEEP AND NEVER WOKEUP.

HIS MOTHER CAROL ANDUP.

HIS MOTHER CAROL ANDUP.

HIS MOTHER CAROL ANDFATHER STEPHEN ARE LEFT TOFATHER STEPHEN ARE LEFT TOFATHER STEPHEN ARE LEFT TOGRIEF REMEMBERING A SON WHOGRIEF REMEMBERING A SON WHOCOULD NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

HECOULD NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

HEWAS THE BEST KID IN THE WHOLEWAS THE BEST KID IN THE WHOLEWIDE WORLD.

HE TRULY WASHERE.

HE MADE EVERY DAYBRIGHTER EVERY DAY AND HE WASNEVER MAD FOR LONG.

HE WASNEVER MAD FOR LONG.

HE WASWAS THE BEST KID.

HIS FRIENDSWAS THE BEST KID.

HIS FRIENDSAT SCHOOL AGREE RYAN WAS ONEAT SCHOOL AGREE RYAN WAS ONEOF A KIND.

AS MUCH AS HEOF A KIND.

AS MUCH AS HEOF A KIND.

AS MUCH AS HELOVED HE WAS LOVED BACK JUSTLOVED HE WAS LOVED BACK JUSTON THIS.

HIS WILL ALWAYS BEON THIS.

HIS WILL ALWAYS BEIN MY HEART AND I KNOW THAT.IN MY HEART AND I KNOW THAT.BUT IT'S HARD.

I MISS HIM.I'VE NEVER SEEN A FAMILY THATI'VE NEVER SEEN A FAMILY THATOUTWARDLY SHOWS HOW MUCH EACHOUTWARDLY SHOWS HOW MUCH EACHOTHER MATTERS TO THEM.

LIKEOTHER MATTERS TO THEM.

LIKETHE LIGHT AND FAMILY DOES INTHE LIGHT AND FAMILY DOES INTIMES LIKE THIS A SMALL TOWNTIMES LIKE THIS A SMALL TOWNONLY SEEMS TO GET BIGGER ANDONLY SEEMS TO GET BIGGER ANDLIKE A FRIDAY NIGHT GAME.LIKE A FRIDAY NIGHT GAME.THEY PACKED THE STANDS WITHTHEY PACKED THE STANDS WITHRYAN STILL THERE CHEERINGRYAN STILL THERE CHEERINGTHEM ON.

IT'S NOT BEEN EASYTHEM ON.

IT'S NOT BEEN EASYBUT BUT FOR A COMMUNITY TOHOLD YOU AND LET YOU JUST DO

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