CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) -- Cypress Boy Scout Elijah Knight passed away in 2018 when a tree fell on his tent at a camp in Georgia.
In the years since, the Cypress family has tried to keep Elijah's memory alive. They repeat his favorite phrase often, "Start everything with kindness and the end will be okay." They have also started a nonprofit in his honor called Kindness to Action, hoping to inspire people around the world to be kind, and turn that kindness into action to help others.
Elijah's father Stephen is sharing what his family went through as they processed the tragedy - from getting the phone call that his son was never coming home, to getting through each day for their surviving children, how the community has honored Elijah's memory, and their connection to him after death that was recently featured on the Netflix show "Surviving Death".
If you would like to learn more about Kindness to Action, visit their website.
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Family searching for the good in grief after Boy Scout's death