This page was created in memory of our
October 04, 1990 - August
Julian was almost 4 years old the day
he died. He was an adventurous little boy who wanted to explore his world.
He was a very sweet, loving and happy child that enjoyed playing, singing
and all kinds of things that kids like to do. His special love though were
the elephants !
From early age on he wanted to collect
everything that had to do with elephants, and the whole family got involved
in the search for anything that displayed an elephant.
We have T-shirts and picture books and
videos and hats and anything you can imagine with an elephant, stuffed
elephant's and concrete ones and onyx and plastic !
Julian died on a mild summer afternoon
after he locked himself into a parked car in the neighborhood and nobody
saw him there until it was too late and he had suffered a heat stroke -
no one had suspected a parked car as being a danger !
Here is a poem that his mom wrote inspired
by him :
Your presence was like a summer breeze,
lite and swift.
You took me by your hand
to guide me and show me a wonderful land.
The land of Unconditional Love.
Even though you were still small,
you gave the greatest gift of all.
Now that you're gone
and I can't touch you anymore,
I feel your presence in my heart.
Because you gave me something beautiful
called Unconditional Love !
Inspired by and in memory of Julian
(c)1996 Birgit Fuchs
are some other poems that comforted us after Julian's death
We all know that when a child of yours
dies a part of your future dies along with him or her but maybe something
positive came out of your tragedy after all ! Julian's death made us aware
of the need to warn and educate other parents about the danger of heat
for small children, something that seems not to be commonly known by many.
We started a foundation in his memory and hope to prevent some tragedies
from happening with our work. His life was a gift and inspiration to us
and he will live on through our work and memories. If you would like to
help our cause or would like to make a donation, please
contact us via Email !
If you recently suffered the loss of a
child or other loved one, please know that there are many others like you
who may be able to help you, like you may be able to help them by sharing
your loved ones life story !
For bereaved parents, we found a lot of support
and help at our local chapter of the
but there are other organizations in many towns
that provide similar services and can help you deal with that tragic situation
a little better by supporting you and listening to you !
Thank you for visiting Julian's Page, our love
and prayers are with you !
We have a Public Service Announcement
which was produced with the help of
TV Channel 49 SC ETV in Spartanburg
and the Media Group of the Boiling
Springs SC High School Class of 97.
We would like to thank everybody
for their help and involvement !
Any help in
getting this important PSA "On Air" is greatly appreciated!!
Special thanks to Kitty
Roach (c) for the elephant graphic
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