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21 oak trees to be planted in (*21*) cemetery in honor of victims of Robb Elementary mass shooting

UVALDE, Texas – A wholesale nursery based mostly out of Arizona is paying their respects to the 21 victims in the Robb Elementary mass shooting whose lives have been tragically lower quick by donating long-lasting trees.

This is a company that serves the southwest area of the U.S. that features California, New Mexico, and Texas.

Arizona Wholesale Growers says they’ve labored with a nursery in (*21*) earlier than and reached out to be taught of methods they will assist the group after studying of the horrific occasions.

They’ve introduced in 21 reside oak trees down to (*21*) all the way in which from Arizona. The trees will be planted on the cemetery in honor and in reminiscence of every sufferer.

“One thing that I hope they feel is that everybody, it doesn’t matter if they are in Arizona or somewhere else in the country or the world, that they are thinking about the people here in Uvalde and that they just keep that in mind that everybody is with them also,” Shawn Cox, the final supervisor of Arizona Wholesale Growers mentioned.


The trees are roughly 8-feet tall and are available in a 24-inch-wide container. They are a long-lasting tree and are presently about 5-years-old and may reside past 100-years taken care of. Cox says the trees characterize energy and longevity.

“Gardening and being out in nature and taking care of nature it does heal, it does make people feel good and I hope that people see these, and they feel a connection to them, and they feel interested in maintaining the area and the space and the symbology of it and keep that in people’s minds,” Cox mentioned.

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