My Brother's Death

CHARMAINE DELCAMBRE

HELLO MY NAME IS CHARMAINE DELCAMBRE AND I'M 36 YEARS OLD. MY BROTHER KEITH LANDRY JR. WAS KILLED ON NOV. 6, 1994 HE WAS 24 YEARS OLD. HIM AND A BUNCH OF HIS FRIENDS WENT OUT AND HIS FRIEND TODD WAS READY TO GO HOME . THEY WERE IN

TODD'S TRUCK AND MY BROTHER REALLY WASN'T READY BUT HE DIDN'T WANT TODD TO GO HOME BY HIMSELF, SO HE RODE BACK HOME WITH HIM. WELL AT 4:00 AM WE GOT A KNOCK ON THE DOOR TO TELL US THAT TODD HAD BEEN IN A ACCIDENT AND HE DON'T REMEMBER IF SOMEONE WAS WITH HIM OR NOT. THE TRUCK LANDED IN A CANAL A 16 FEET DEEP CANAL. KNOW ONE SEEN KEITH LEAVE WITH TODD SO WENT DIDN'T KNOW IF KEITH WAS WITH HIM OR NOT. WELL KEITH WAS WITH HIM AT 11:10 THEY FOUND HIS BODY IN THE

CANAL. TODD FAILED THE D.W. I. TEST. IT WAS A NIGHTMARE. TODD WAS SENT TO JAIL AND I NEVER BLAMED TODD AT THE BEGINNING BECAUSE HIM AND KEITH WERE BEST FRIENDS AND IT COULD HAVE BEEN KEITH DRIVING. I ALWAYS TOLD MY BROTHER NEVER TO DRINK AND DRIVE, BUT I NEVER TOLD HIM NOT TO RIDE WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN DRINKING. HIS FRIEND HAD STOPPED DRINKING, BUT I WAS TOLD HE STILL DRINKS AND DRIVES. NOW I'M ANGRY WITH HIM AND IT IS HARD TO MOVE ON WHEN HE KILLED MY BROTHER AND HE DIDN'T LEARN HIS LESSON. I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM PEOPLE WHO HAS LOST A FAMILY OR A FRIEND TO DRUNK DRIVING. I LOVE AND MISS MY BROTHER SO VERY MUCH. I THINK OF HIM EVERYDAY FROM THE TIME I GET UP IN THE MORNING UNTIL I GO TO BED AT NIGHT.

CHARMAINE DELCAMBRE



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Anniversary date - 11-6-94
Date of post - 11-30-01

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