Rep. Danny Davis Struggles With Eulogy For Slain Grandson


Rep. Danny Davis struggles with eulogy for slain grandson

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis estimates he has delivered eulogies for about two dozen young Chicagoans whose lives were cut short by violence.
On Saturday, the 75-year-old lawmaker will pay tribute to his late grandson, 15-year-old Javon Wilson, who was fatally shot during an argument with two other teens quarreling about gym shoes and clothing.

The Chicago Democrat said he wonders if he’ll be able to find the right words to address young people at his grandson’s funeral service and admits he is struggling to find reasons for an optimistic message.
“How can you keep hope alive and help them …

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