Messages of condolence poured in for the family of young Tripp Halstead, who died on Thursday .
Halstead became the subject of prayers and well wishes from around the world after a tree limb fell on him more than five years ago. He nearly died in the accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury.
My twins are 7. Such a painful reminder of how fragile & fleeting life is. Let’s hug our kids a little tighter today https://t.co/UbxdgOULWB— Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) March 16, 2018
A very special member of my Jackson County community passed away, Tripp Halstead passed away. Prayers for his strong parents & family during this difficult time. Tripp never quit fighting. Rest easy bud. @GovernorDeal can we have a Tripp Halstead Day in his honor? pic.twitter.com/vpGEvji5Q3— Dawg House Mentality Show (@UGAFBMentality) March 16, 2018
ACCPD would like to extend our heart felt sympathy to the Halstead family. RIP young Tripp Halstead you will be missed— Athens-Clarke Police (@accpolice) March 16, 2018
My heart is hurting tonight. Sleep well Tripp Halstead. You fought the hardest battle and overcame so many obstacles: https://t.co/sdI767e9cC— Christana Kay (@ChristanaKayWx) March 16, 2018
It’s crazy how attached you can get to someone you’ve never met! Prayers for Tripp Halstead’s family. Rest In Peace buddy!— Rhett Roberson (@rhett_roberson) March 16, 2018
Tripp Halstead passed away and I’m devastated 😭😭😭😭 I can’t imagine!!!— Ashley (@fshley) March 16, 2018
rest ever so easily to Tripp Halstead, who went to see Jesus about an hour ago. I love you SO much and I am so in awe of the fight you put up. If everyone could say a prayer for Tripp and his sweet family tonight it would be so appreciated.— rach ✨⭐️💫⚡️ (@rachelscute) March 16, 2018
Prayers for the family of Tripp Halstead. Here in Atlanta he's been a symbol of fight and courage and while his race is done, his imprint has been cast. A sweet, sweet spirit.— Matt Somerlot (@Ribsy33) March 16, 2018
Tripp Halstead was a tough little fighter! So sad he passed. 👼🏼— Tykeisha Jones (@Tykeishaj15) March 16, 2018
Tripp Halstead passed away today and my heart is broken into a million pieces— bayleigh (@BayleighJackson) March 16, 2018
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