All'età 11, Weaver was selected to meet and interview President Obama at the White House to ask questions primarily about education.
Weaver died on May 1, according to the Palm Beach County, Florida, medical examiner. His cause of death has not yet been disclosed.
Weaver’s celebration of life was Saturday afternoon at St. John’s First Baptist Church in Belle Glade, Florida, according to Brown & Bussey’s Funeral Services.
“The Weaver family announces the passing of Mr Damon Lazar Weaver AKA
” of South Bay
, Florida,” ha detto a Post di Facebook from the funeral home
“We do ask that you keep Mr. Weaver’s family in your most sincere prayers,” said the funeral home’s post.
“He was loved by everyone
,” Weaver’s sister
, Candace Hardy, detto The Palm Beach Post
“No matter if it was a stranger, his mom or a family member, he was just a ball of light with so much energy. He was always positive, always had a smile on a face and he was always a joy to be around. He left an impact on a lot of people,” Hardy said.
“I would like to be Wolf Blitzer,” Weaver told Time Magazine in a 2009 colloquio.
Weaver spoke to Blitzer about his interview with Obama that year
, at which point the CNN anchor asked the 11-year-old to put in a good word for him with the President
Weaver graduated from Royal Palm Beach High School in
2016 and went on to graduate from Albany State University in
2020, according to his Facebook page