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$2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by HonNL: 5:27pm On Jul 06
https://www.nairaland.com/7211358/shooting-july-4-parade-highland#114423684

Remember this thread....... Aiden McCarthy, the little boy whose parents were said to have fled during the July 4 shooting by a suspect now in police custody, Robert Crimo.

Kevin and Irina McCarthy, his parents were indeed unlucky as they were killed. The boy was lifted from underneath his father during the attack in the Chicago suburb, which has left eight people dead and 46 injured.

Pershing Square founder Bill Ackman donated $18,000 to a GoFundMe page raising money for Aiden McCarthy, a two-year-old whose parents were among the victims of the July 4 shooting in Highland Park, Illinois.

McCarthy’s story has resonated across the US after he was found “bloodied and alone” in the aftermath of a gunman opening fire from a rooftop during an Independence Day parade in the Chicago suburb, the AP reported. Authorities later confirmed that his parents Kevin McCarthy, 37, and Irina McCarthy, 35, had died in the shooting.

The GoFundMe page was started on Tuesday with the goal of raising $500,000. The fund had raised more than $2 million from roughly 37,000 donors in less than 24 hours.

A representative for Ackman confirmed the donation, but declined further comment.

Highland Park has a large Jewish community and the $18,000 donation carries symbolic significance. The number 18 is synonymous with the Hebrew word “chai,” which translates to life. It is custom in the Jewish tradition to give money in multiples of 18 to wish the recipient good luck or “life.” In the aftermath of the shooting, Ackman took to Twitter to decry the mass shootings in the US and retweeted a photo of Aiden.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-06/bill-ackman-donates-18-000-to-gofundme-for-toddler-orphaned-in-highland-park?utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=business&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_medium=social

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Righteousness2(m): 5:35pm On Jul 06
While raising funds for the kids is a good gesture, it cannot resurrect the lives that were wasted.

Over 6 different mass shootings in different places happened on July 4, with over 60 people critically injured and close to 20 sent to their graves.

The Spirit of Lawlessness which Apostle Paul spoke about will be in the Endtimes, is raging Ferociously.

It is about time we take our relationship with GOD, very Serious, Because the Signs of the Imminent Coming of JESUS Christ are Everywhere. It is almost time. Take your relationship with JESUS Christ very Serious.

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by iamwilliamsfx(m): 5:37pm On Jul 06
Sorry little baby
so sad indeed

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by FalseProphet1(m): 5:40pm On Jul 06
Poor child... God will comfort him.

It's now that am planing to japa to America that they suddenly became mad, what kind of problem is this?

We're trying to escape from Nigeria and psychos are over there killing without any provocation, please when will NASA finish their experiment on Mars, I want to buy visa and relocate there. Earth is finished.

This I have seen.

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Neimar: 5:41pm On Jul 06
Gimme half of the money angry
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by sukkot: 5:41pm On Jul 06
shocked
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Timoleon(m): 5:41pm On Jul 06
How much is being raised for the many critically injured?

CHAI to those injured and still hurting though.

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Totilopussylick(m): 5:41pm On Jul 06
Very touching cry

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Freelane33(m): 5:41pm On Jul 06
Sorry for the lost little G
Very painful to lose both parents at this stage and age
embarassed embarassed embarassed

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Kennitrust(m): 5:41pm On Jul 06
Hello
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by jimetagambo: 5:41pm On Jul 06
Why can't the Republicans just agree to restrict easy access to guns.

The 2nd amendment was created in the days of gun powder and not semi automatic rifles.

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by samuel19222(m): 5:41pm On Jul 06
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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Neimar: 5:42pm On Jul 06
Righteousness2:
While raising funds for the kids is a good gesture, it cannot resurrect the lives that were wasted.

Over 6 different shootings in different places happened on July 4, with over 60 people critically injured and close to 20 sent to their graves.

The Spirit of Lawlessness which Apostle Paul spoke about will be in the Endtimes, is raging Ferociously.

Oga try rest with your doomsday messages
Calm down for once

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by xpressionx(m): 5:42pm On Jul 06
Good.
But gun control should be put in place
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by chatinent(m): 5:42pm On Jul 06
Good this.
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by pyyxxaro: 5:42pm On Jul 06
I would like to take care of him , let them transfer the money to my account cool
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by ofiko123(m): 5:43pm On Jul 06
RIP to the dead..

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by ufotunang: 5:43pm On Jul 06
Nawaoooo... that is good..can this happen in nigeria... where many people have been killed but no compensation to their families, children

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by adeniranfam(f): 5:44pm On Jul 06
I pray the lord strenghten them with his power.
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Luckysbab: 5:44pm On Jul 06
Good gesture.

But the greater concern is what's been done to curbing the rising instances of random shootings?

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Yureyes: 5:44pm On Jul 06
This gun law sha
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by olatade(m): 5:44pm On Jul 06
I can’t stop thinking about 2-year-old Aiden McCarthy who lost both his parents in the span of a minute because EVERY REPUBLICAN value weapons of war more than people’s lives.

Americans sha lipsrsealed
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by Luckysbab: 5:44pm On Jul 06
adeniranfam:
As an african man with much senses, i will just adopt the child and also benefit from the funds. grin grin grin

You deserve your Buhari leadership. Cheers! cool

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by ablejesus26(m): 5:45pm On Jul 06
Chai what a lovely little kid undecided
Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by adeniranfam(f): 5:46pm On Jul 06
Luckysbab:


You deserve your Buhari leadership. Cheers! cool

We all deserve it bro!! grin grin grin

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by ufotunang: 5:49pm On Jul 06
jimetagambo:
Why can't the Republicans just agree to restrict gun laws.
...it's the devil controlling those Republican mindset to be adarmant not to agree for gun laws to be restricted in. USA...devil using them to indirectly kill innocent people..the Bible says the devil comes to steal to kill and to destroy


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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by ufotunang: 5:51pm On Jul 06
Just amend the gun laws in the Constitution to ban USA citizens from acquiring guns and having the right to acquire it... that is the solution to all this unncessary mass: shooting and killings

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by abbey621(m): 5:52pm On Jul 06
jimetagambo:
Why can't the Republicans just agree to restrict gun laws.

Because criminals don't respect laws. The guns on the streets with no serial numbers are cheaper than buying a phone. The reason most Americans will not give up their guns is simple, when these criminals show up to rob you at home, at your car, office etc, you don't have to wait for police to come, you can defend yourself from those mofos.

Restricting gun laws only accomplsihes one thing, the criminals have weapons and the law abiding citizens do not. America needs to pay more attention to drug supply, mental illness and the decline of the traditional family. These kids are growing up with hate and extremist ideas, life is no longer precious, death is seen as bravery......SMH!

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by franchasofficia: 5:52pm On Jul 06
FalseProphet1:
Poor child... God will comfort him.

It's now that am planing to japa to America that they suddenly became mad, what kind of problem is this?

We're trying to escape from Nigeria and psychos are over there killing without any provocation, please when will NASA finish their experiment on Mars, I want to buy visa and relocate there. Earth is finished.

This I have seen.
lol cheesy





That's why you need to convince your friends, family members and neighbors to be Obedient so that we can push out these crop of irredeemable criminals ruling Nigeria since the 70s and start a process of shifting Nigeria's leadership from those corrupt, wicked tribal-religious supremacists ruling Nigeria now to the hands of vibrant, qualified and competent young Nigerians just as Peter Obi said in his Arise TV interview today.



Peter Obi wants to pick a young person as his VP. And he also wants to form his government with Nigerian youths within the age range of 35 to 48 drawn from all tribes and religion in Nigeria. Please let's all support him for our own good and for the good of our future generation.

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Re: $2 Million Raised For Toddler Whose Parents Were Killed In The July 4 shooting by lexy2014: 5:53pm On Jul 06
FalseProphet1:
Poor child... God will comfort him.

It's now that am planing to japa to America that they suddenly became mad, what kind of problem is this?

We're trying to escape from Nigeria and psychos are over there killing without any provocation, please when will NASA finish their experiment on Mars, I want to buy visa and relocate there. Earth is finished.

This I have seen.

Going to Mars won't be necessary. Let the psychos over there shooting come over here and spend a few months with buhari without their guns and let's go over there to replace them. The suffering in Nigeria will reset their brains

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