Chandler-ness Lives On

Chandler-ness Lives On

I want Chandler to live on. Of course, I want him to just live and be back here with me in the flesh. But since that can't happen, I want his Chandler-ness to live on.

A fourth grade boy from Mission Hills Christian School who never met Chandler captured the spirit of my son as well as anyone could. He was to write a poem for a creative writing competition, and he chose to write about Chandler, a young man he had never met but who has saturated the atmosphere around him for the past 44 days.
Chandler
There was a guy I never had the chance to meet
But from the stories I’ve heard, he sounded neat
His passion for life cannot be denied 
And the light he gave off, no one could hide
Adventure was his middle name
Extreme sports was his game
Jumping off buildings and flying through the air
Something scaring the Chan Man was rare
Being athletic was a gift he had
He also knew how to cheer up people when they were sad
He had a way of making people feel like they were number one
We can’t forget that he was an amazing brother, friend, and son
I think having Chandler as a friend would’ve been great
I know that I will be able to meet him in heaven and I can’t wait
Chandler left many lessons for us to live by 
Be kind, compassionate, and in life try to fly 

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