The next assertion will be attributed to Terri Edmonds, mom of Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells:
“The outpouring of care and help has bolstered our spirits and crammed our hearts throughout essentially the most tough time conceivable, however we ask that you just proceed to please give us time to mourn our loss as a household.
“We perceive the affect that dropping Dominique has had on everybody right here in Pennsylvania, throughout the nation, and around the globe. Our final objectives are to make sure that no household experiences what we’re experiencing now, and to assist create a world the place trans individuals – particularly Black trans girls – have entry to security.
“Dominique’s life is a light-weight that has not been dimmed. As a substitute, a hearth has been ignited and we wish to ensure that we heal and maintain ourselves as a household in order that this hearth stays lit.
Please respect our privateness throughout this time.”
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