High School Classmates Come Together Over Loss Of Mom

garland teenAt the end of the day, football is just a game. But students at one school learned about family.

High school student athlete Dandric Piolet, 17, Instagrammed a note Thursday night before the game, saying “Just letting this all sink in right now. Coming home and finding the woman who breaks her back and struggles day to day to take care of me dead.” Imagine having to be the one to find your mom home, dead, after losing her battle to cancer. Unthinkable.

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Later, Piolet tweeted, “Everyone go home and let your mom know you love her she can be here today and gone the next I never even could think this would happen.”

Piolet’s mother, Latasha Polk Jame, was a mother of 5 sons including one attending college and her youngest being 12 years old. She had recently achieved her Master’s in Accounting after surviving a brain tumor removal two years ago & was looking forward to her new opportunites on the horizon. But her life was cut short Thursday before his big game, as Dandric found his mom’s body at home, lifeless, due to cancer.

Piolet insisted on going to school Friday and was showered by…

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