“I understood that this was not the worst that the virus could do, but I was hoping to have this moment for family, especially my late grandmother.”Hurt that her son would not get the chance to walk across the stage, Williams’ mother, Ayanna Tatum jumped into action. After seeing a Facebook post about another family that threw a front yard ceremony, she wanted to similarly celebrate her son’s achievements.”I really started thinking, ‘I wonder if I can find a stage company,’ and I had never done that before.Tatum and her children Derrick and Kennedy. (Photo: Courtesy of Ayanna Tatum)Obviously, Tatum is her son’s biggest fan and according to Williams, the feeling is mutual.”My mom always made sure I combined hard work and faith to make anything I dreamed of a reality,” he says.
Hammering: Hitting a piece of metal repeatedly sometimes hundreds of times with a hammer to create a dimpled texture effect all over. I really like the look of hammered metal and it’s actually a technique even beginners can master. The rounded part of a chasing hammer is usually used for this technique, but there are also special texturing hammers you can buy which transfer different and interesting patterns to the metal.
The man shut the hatch and entered the passenger side of the vehicle, which was being driven by a woman wearing a pink shirt. Poppe said he stood in front of the vehicle and shouted for them to stop. Instead, the driver lunged forward and struck him, causing Poppe to fall backwards, he said.
You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeDaniel Barclay took his life after 20 days at Polmont and two days after a psychiatrist’s request to move him to its health centre was turned down.On arriving at the young offenders’ institution, on April 14, 2005, it was decided that Daniel would be treated as a “high risk” of suicide.He was also referred to the visiting psychiatrist, Dr Rhona Morrison, who believed he was developing a schizophrenic illness.Polmont failings and claims of money revealed by families of tragic teensShe prescribed anti psychotic medication on May 2 and wanted to review Daniel in a week.The fatal accident inquiry into his death states: “She also formed the view he would benefit from placement in a cell in the jail’s health centre.”This contained anti ligature cells but her request for this transfer “was not granted”.Sheriff Neil Mackinnon’s FAI findings state: “The request was considered by the acting head of health care, who declined to allow one of the health centre cells to be used.”They add that, on the morning of May 4, Daniel “appeared more settled” and told his solicitor “that he no longer felt suicidal”.Daniel said he wanted to return to the prison’s Cramond block “to be with his own peer group”.Read MorePolmont prison teen deathsIt was decided that his suicide risk level was “low” and that he should return to Cramond.Sheriff Mackinnon noted: “Mr Barclay’s return to the block had prompted a degree of concern among at least one prison officer about the reduction in frequency of observation from 15 to 30 minute intervals.”Daniel returned to his cell at 4.44pm on May 4 but was found hanging at about 5.10pm.He was taken to hospital but could not be saved and died 13 days later at Stirling Royal Infirmary.Daniel, 19, was serving a sentence for mugging a man and assaulting a police officer.His mum Micheline, 54, of Cupar, Fife, said: “There was a sheet in his cell and I don’t think this should have been there if he was at risk of suicide.Polmont mum 15k hush money breaks silence over jail death “We accept why Daniel was sent to prison. People are there to be punished and I don’t think it should be a holiday.”But they failed in the basics to make sure he served his sentence safely.”Daniel was ill and should not have been left in a cell. He didn’t need to die.”It’s 12 years since it happened but it seems like yesterday.