Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Memorial Held For Toddler Lane Graves On What Would Have Been His Third Birthday (Video)

A memorial was held in Elkhorn, Nebraska for 2-year-old toddler Lane Graves, who was killed by an alligator at Disney World’s Grand Floridian hotel in Orlando, Florida. Family, friends and admirers of the toddler released 5,000 blue balloons into the air to commemorate what would have been Lane's 3rd birthday. 

Lane Graves family and friends commemorate what would have been his third birthday
Lane’s parents, Matt and Melissa, tearfully spoke loving words about their beautiful son in a very moving tribute. Melissa stated, “My baby — I owe it to honor him. You’ll always be Mommy’s loving, sweet, baby boy...We miss you, buddy, and we miss those hugs and kisses.” The Judiciary Report sends its condolences again to the Graves family. I'm very sorry for your loss. Take comfort in knowing you will see Lane again in heaven. God bless you. 


'You'll always be mommy's loving, sweet baby boy': Hundreds gather to remember Lane Graves on what would have been his 3rd birthday
Updated 21 hrs ago - Thousands of blue balloons angled into a soft blue sky Saturday as friends and neighbors showed their support for an Elkhorn-area family in grief. Melissa and Matt Graves’ young son, Lane, died June 14 in an alligator attack on the beach of a Disney World resort in Florida. 

Neighbors Brandi and Mike Miller organized the event at the Elkhorn South High School football field, where hundreds of friends, relatives and supporters stood in a huge heart shape Saturday, which would have been Lane’s third birthday. 

Melissa and Matt Graves spoke to the crowd before an aerial photograph was taken as the group released close to 5,000 balloons into the breeze. The mother said she doesn’t care for public speaking but felt obligated to her boy to express her feelings. “My baby — I owe it to honor him,” she said into a microphone as the crowd stood arrayed in the heart pattern. “You’ll always be Mommy’s loving, sweet, baby boy. ... We miss you, buddy, and we miss those hugs and kisses.”...