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Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.
| July 10, 2013 |
13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends.
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“The following day, somebody showed up at [the family’s] door and donated a plot,” said Mike Boyle.
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“It’s an absolute godsend the way the community pulled together,” said Mike Boyle, the boy’s uncle.