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New York Yankees Are Paying For The Schooling Of Fallen NYPD Officer's Children

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This is such an awesome thing!

Tragically, NYPD officer Rafael Ramos was executed this weekend while on patrol in his car — and he left behind two sons. 13-year-old Jaden Ramos is still in middle school and Justin attends Bowdoin College in Maine.

Luckily, New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner started the Yankee Silver Shield Foundation in 1982, which pays for the education of children who lost a parent in the line of duty. So, both of the boys will still get to have the best schooling possible.

[ Related: Two NYPD Officers Shot & Killed In 'An Execution' In Brooklyn ]

The other officer, Wenjian Liu, was a newlywed who had no children.

Steinbrenner started the foundation when he saw an

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R.I.P.

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New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has died this morning after suffering a massive heart attack.

Steinbrenner owned the Yankees for 37 years and in that time the baseball team won 7 World Series titles and 11 pennants.

He just celebrated his 80th birthday on July 4.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

[Image via WENN.]

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