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In Memoriam
Larry Aaron

It is with great sadness we report that Larry Aaron has passed away. Family and friends have been working with Help Hope Live to raise money to help finance uninsured medical expenses associated with his catastrophic injury.

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March 7, 2018

Today we join with Aaron’s loving supporters to extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. We wish you peace and comfort during this time of sorrow. – Help Hope Live Staff

January 12, 2018

On the early morning of January 1, 2018, we experienced a New Year that we will never forget. My little brother, Lawrence Aaron III attended a NYE party in Severn, MD with his friends and was struck in the back by a stray bullet fired from an unidentified party goer. The bullet hit Lawrence in the thoracic spine and has resulted in paralysis from the waist down.

Our family is devastated, but truly thankful for God’s mercy on Lawrence’s life. Whether you know him as Lawrence, Larry, L, or Lo – we can all agree that the bravery and strength of this man is unmatched. Lawrence is a 19-year-old from Columbia, MD with an extremely bright future ahead of him.

As an Oakland Mills High School graduate, Lawrence was a standout student athlete in football earning him 1st Team All Howard County Honors and 2nd Team All-Metro Honors. He helped lead his team to one of the best records in the county in football resulting in a full athletic scholarship to Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va. Lawrence also excelled on the basketball court helping to lead the Scorpions to a state championship and on the baseball field exhibiting the qualities of a well-rounded student athlete.

Lawrence is currently a sophomore at Marshall where he has excelled in the classroom and made lifelong friends. He is a defensive tackle for The Thundering Herd, who recently won the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Game on December 16, 2017. During his time at Marshall he has shown growth as he strives to achieve his life-long goals.

If you know Lawrence, you know that he has always had a large group of personal cheerleaders behind him. From his little league sports games to the Howard County fields and courts, and more recently the Joan C. Edwards stadium, his support system has never failed at cheering him on.

During this difficult time, we will continue to be his biggest fans and cheer him on. We encourage all to join our support team. Donations will be to assist with spinal cord injury related out-of-pocket medical expenses. Including, creating a living environment which will accommodate Lawrence’s current and future conditions.

The family thanks all those that have reached out through prayers, calls, text messages and visits to see him. We understand that this will be a journey as we all come together to provide endless support, love, and care for Lawrence throughout his recovery. Any support during this difficult time is greatly appreciated.

The Family of Lawrence Aaron III

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March 14, 2018

Praying the Lord would give you comfort and strengthen your hearts during this difficult time.

Robert & Tahira Lyons & Shirley Jefferson, Delaware

January 22, 2018

Praying for you and your family daily Larry. Stay Encouraged <3

Chanell L. Rome

January 16, 2018

Aaron family, Coach JC Price is my son-in-law so I have met Larry at their house. There is always a good meal on Thursdays. I am making a donation of $300 today in the name of JC. Prayers for healing and comfort for your family

Becky Root

January 15, 2018

Sending prayers and hoping you're in good spirits

Jasmine Wallace (Devon Carter's fiance)