"Look this way, everybody look this way, big smiles."
There were plenty of smiles to go around at the Dawson Safe Haven Center this afternoon.
Paul O'Neill founder of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra paid tribute to the family this center was named after.
The family ultimately lost their lives while trying to save their neighborhood.
Their home was firebombed in 2002 after they called police to report drug dealers.
With money in hand....O'Neill came to encourage children who attend the center. It's a safe haven for neighborhood children providing a nurturing, caring environment for kids and their parents in the Oliver community.
"You can't stumble through the word. You can't mispronounce the words, but once you are able to read the book you are able to spend the 100 dollars on whatever you want."
In addition to that early Christmas gift.....the Trans-Siberian Orchestra donated 10-thousand dollars and ten computers to the center."
Mayor Shelia Dixon says the unexpected gift will help the city ensure that Angela Dawson and her family did not die in vain.
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