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.
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The other officer, Wenjian Liu, was a newlywed who had no children.
Steinbrenner started the foundation when he saw an
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