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Barrón Family of Oklahoma — Named America’s Kindest Family by Parents Magazine — Remembers Late Son

Barrón Family of Oklahoma — Named America's Kindest Family by Parents Magazine — Remembers Late Son

This family found hope in tragedy.

星期四, 父母 magazine named the Barrón Family of Edmond, 俄克拉荷马州, America’s Kindest Family of 2021 after a nationwide search with more than 500 contest entries. The panel of judges included Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Angela C. Santomero, Julia Edelstein, Grace Bastidas and 3rd Hour of Today co-hosts Dylan Dreyer, Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Al Roker.

In addition to being featured on the cover of 父母November issue, the Barrón Family was awarded $10,000 从 父母, plus Tyson Brand, is donating $15,000-worth of food to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, a local charity chosen by the Barrón family. The three finalist families were each awarded $1,000.

卢克, 39, and Holly Barrón, 38, share Reid, 7, Holden, 5, and Conley, 2, plus son Keaton, who died in May 2018 在 8 years old after a battle with leukemia.

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PARENTS ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF ITS FIRST-EVER SEARCH FOR THE KINDEST FAMILIES IN AMERICA: THE BARRÓNS OF OKLAHOMA

PARENTS ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF ITS FIRST-EVER SEARCH FOR THE KINDEST FAMILIES IN AMERICA: THE BARRÓNS OF OKLAHOMA
PARENTS ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF ITS FIRST-EVER SEARCH FOR THE KINDEST FAMILIES IN AMERICA: THE BARRÓNS OF OKLAHOMA

PARENTS ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF ITS FIRST-EVER SEARCH FOR THE KINDEST FAMILIES IN AMERICA: THE BARRÓNS OF OKLAHOMA

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在一月 2018, Keaton helped start the K Club with the mission statementto be kind to others, be courageous, compassionate and caring.The family continues the K Club’s efforts, helping children with cancer and their families.

Says Holly, “It’s an honor to provide a tiny bit of hope or peace in the most unimaginable time in a family’s life. We feel for every parent who may lose a child and will do anything and everything we can to be there for them.

I think Keaton would be pleased with it all, but I don’t think he’d be like, ‘Whoa, this is unbelievable!’ I think he’d just say, '是的, this is what I’d planned. Good job,’ ” the mom adds.

The other finalists include: the Phaire family of Danbury, 康涅狄格; the Corner House Family of Durham, 北卡罗来纳; and the Moss family of Waddell, 亚利桑那.