They cheered for a lost future
When his name was called during high school graduation, his loved ones erupted in prolonged cheers. Afterward, he posed for pictures, draped in red robes, holding his diploma and a miniature stuffed bear with a graduation cap. He wore a blue flower lei.
Though both of his parents were well-known dancers, he was a soccer player. One mom recounted how he and her son would eat snacks and play together after a practice or game.