Tripp Halstead, who was seriously injured more than five years ago when a tree branch fell on him, causing brain damage, died on Thursday.
Halstead’s father confirmed his passing to WSB-TV in Atlanta.
On Oct. 29, 2012, Stacy Halstead got a call no mother should ever have to receive: A tree limb had fallen on her 2-year-old son Tripp's head during a freak accident at his daycare.
For the Halstead family, life changed in an instant.
As the blue-eyed toddler fought for months to survive, people all over the country started to follow along and root for his recovery.
Just a few months ago, WSB-TV talked with the Halstead family on the five-year anniversary of Tripp's accident.
Here's a look back at some of Tripp's journey, as told through the family's Facebook page, Tripp Halstead Updates:
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