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An everyday hero
Even after losing him, Bennett Buckelews parents celebrate his life
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Troy Buckelew holds Bennett, his son, at his home.
“Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be” Psalm 139:16 Bennett Buckelew had 412 days -- more than doctors expected, yet not as many as his parents, Troy and Mary, would have hoped for. For his Celebration of Life service, 412 balloons were released into the sky representing each day in the life of a much cherished baby boy. Troy and Mary Buckelew, Bennett’s parents, met at the University of South Carolina (USC) - Sumter 13 years ago.